Spit Guards issued to hundreds of Gloucestershire Police officers

Gloucestershire Police officers can now use spit guards – to protect themselves from the 'vile' act of being spat at by suspects. Following a trial in the force’s custody suite earlier this year the guards have now been rolled out onto…

Mental Health illness: The police are always the go-to for outside agencies

The police cannot fix the broken mental health system, a report from HM Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire & Rescue Services has found today. Police officers are increasingly being used as the service of default in responding to people…

Mike Harrison is new Chairman of Gloucestershire Police Federation

Police Officer health and wellbeing is at the heart of the new Chairman of Gloucestershire Police Federation’s plans. Conduct and Performance Lead Mike Harrison has been elected to take up the reigns from departing Chair Sarah Johnson, who…

Trauma survey

In 2016, the Police Dependants’ Trust published Injury on Duty, a major research piece by the University of Surrey, that explored the impact of and support received by serving and former police officers in England and Wales. The results…

Federation Chair: Introduce time limit on how long officers can be under IPOC investigation

Independent Office of Police Conduct investigations into police officers should have a time limit to reduce the ‘immense stress’ placed on officers. The police watchdog currently takes an average 233 working days to resolve cases, time…

Cotswold Chiropractic and Massage Clinic - SPECIAL OFFERS AND DISCOUNTS FOR GPF MEMBERS

Cotswold Chiropractic and Massage Clinic is a family run clinic, located in a newly renovated mill building in Brimscombe, near Stroud. The clinic offers chiropractic treatment, sports and remedial massage therapy as well as reflexology treatments.…

PFEW launches legal proceedings to tackle pay award

The Police Federation of England and Wales is launching legal proceedings against the Home Office over its handling of the 2018 Police Officer pay rise. The Federation says the move could potentially lead to a judicial review.The move is…

Gloucester Police Federation pays their respects to fallen officers at National Police Memorial Day

Gloucestershire Police Federation has paid its respects to the thousands of police officers who have been killed in the line of duty at National Police Memorial Day. Gloucestershire Police Federation Secretary, Ian White, and Federation Representative…

Positive steps being taken to boost Gloucestershire officer wellbeing

Positive steps are being taken in Gloucestershire to boost officer wellbeing after a new report revealed that 80% of officers see morale as low across the force. Sarah Johnson, Chair of Gloucestershire Police Federation, said the figure from…

o2 Open - Employee Perks

If you're an existing O2 customer, download the O2 Priority app on your phone and don’t forget to get your Free Coffee from Café Nero every Tuesday’s also head to Pizza Express and get your main at just £5 all this just for being an o2…