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‘Certain irony’ in officers policing strikes

The secretary of Staffordshire Police Federation says “there’s a certain irony” that officers are policing cost of living strikes having been denied a real term pay rise of their own for the past 11 years.

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Fed secretary says those who assault officers must face tough sentences

The Police Federation of England and Wales can be proud of its campaigning for tougher sentences for those who attack police officers.

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Detectives’ forum welcomes HMIC’s call for detective bonuses

The new head of HMIC says forces should consider offering bonus payments to detectives to help tackle a shortfall of 5,000 investigators nationally, a suggestion backed by the Police Federation National Detectives’ Forum (PFNDF).

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Force team completes Light the Lakes challenge

A team of officers from Staffordshire Police have taken part in the Light the Lakes hill walking event which is held every year in memory of Surrey DC Heather Cooper who was murdered in 2012.

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Officers being denied leave entitlement, says Fed

The Police Federation has warned members are being deliberately misled and denied their entitlements to Time Off for Dependants (TOfD) and Parental Bereavement Leave.

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