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‘Our members are facing serious challenges’

Staffordshire Police Federation has renewed its calls for a fair pay award for its members amid warnings that policing is in the midst of a “Summer of Discontent”.

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Government urged to act with six forces in special measures

Staffordshire Police Federation secretary Glyn Pattinson has urged the Government to take urgent action to prevent a worsening crisis in policing after the Force was placed in special measures.

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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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