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Win Yourself a Merry Little Christmas, on Police Mutual!

Police Mutual have launched their annual Christmas prize draw, which is open to Police Officers, Staff and family members. This year you have the chance to win 1 of 3 fantastic prize bundles*. To enter, all you need to do is visit www.policemutual.co.uk/Christmas and…

The PIP process means that officers are supported during traumatic experiences, says Federation

Gloucestershire Police Federation are on hand to help officers through what can be ‘traumatic’ Post-Incident Procedures. PIPs are triggered when a death or serious injury occurs following police contact and can understandably have an…

"Extra funding will help every officer who wants to carry Taser be able too"

More officers being equipped with Taser will help to defuse potentially inflammatory situations, Gloucestershire Police Federation has said. Home Secretary Priti Patel announced that up to 60% of officers could be equipped with Taser – with…

Gloucestershire Police Federation take a moment to pause and reflect at National Police Memorial Day 2019

Taking a moment to pause and reflect on the thousands of police officers who have died while on duty is an important part of the police calendar, Gloucestershire Police Federation has said. Members of the police family gathered at the Royal…

Federation fear performance related pay could result in 'productivity league tables'

Gloucestershire Police Federation fears a new performance-related pay plan for officers could affect their ‘discretion’ when dealing with incidents. Police chiefs are soon to launch a three-month consultation on the changes which would…

Complaints against officers must be resolved within a year, says Fed Chair

Gloucestershire Police Federation wants to see a 12-month time limit imposed on IOPC investigations. The Independent Office for Police Conduct has been under fire for the length of time investigations can take, while Home Secretary Priti…
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Home Secretary: We could see deadlines on lengthy police investigations

The Independent Office for Police Conduct could see deadlines imposed on their investigations into police officers, the Home Secretary has said. Priti Patel, in her first major address to the service as Home Secretary, spoke about the “injustice”…

"We must hand out the maximum sentences possible to those who assault emergency service workers"

Police officers are still vulnerable to assaults despite the fact that new deterrents have been introduced, Gloucestershire Police Federation has warned. 176 frontline officers at the force were assaulted last year - averaging at three every…
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Emergency crime summit: there must be solutions to protect officers from violent assaults

Solutions to protect officers from violent assaults on the frontline must be found during an emergency summit of the National Police Chiefs Council, Gloucestershire Police Federation has said. The Council is due to meet in September in response…

Gloucestershire Police Federation support new bump caps as a practical alternative to flat caps

The new bump caps issued to Gloucestershire Police officers are a more modern, more protective and more cost-effective addition to the police uniform, the Federation has said. The baseball-style caps, that replaced the flat caps this summer…