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Pay award: ‘Just not enough’

The average five per cent pay increase for officers would usually be seen as a success but is just not enough when set against the real-terms pay cuts of the last 10 years and the current financial crisis, according to the national chair of the Police Federation.

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Force records 4.7 per cent yearly increase in officers

The Force’s officer numbers increased by 83 in the 12 months to March 2022, according to Home Office statistics.

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Branch secretary heads into retirement

Staffordshire Police Federation secretary Glyn Pattinson retires on Friday after 30 years serving the Force and almost six years in his full-time Federation role.

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Federation welcomes increase in female recruits

Almost half the new recruits joining Staffordshire Police are now women as the Force continues to update its operating model in the wake of a critical review.

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Jonathan hails baton relay role a “once in a career opportunity”

A Staffordshire Police Federation member selected to take part in Queen’s Baton Relay ahead of the Commonwealth Games has described the role as a “once in a career opportunity”.

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