Police Federation of England and Wales


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Police Federation of England and Wales

the representative body for Police Constables, Sergeants, Inspectors and Chief Inspectors. See also SCOTTISH POLICE FEDERATION.
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Chairman of the Police Federation of England and Wales Steve Williams - from Llandudno - said officers are increasingly having to cover when an ambulance is required after an accident or crime.
Alan Jones, chairman of the Inspectors' Central Committee of the Police Federation of England and Wales, said: "We issued a stark warning to chief officers in 2007 when we released the Well Being at Work survey where it was clear that inspectors were at risk of being over worked and on a downward health spiral.
The Police Federation of England and Wales said 86% of its members want to lobby for the same industrial rights as other workers if the Government is not bound to honour arbitrated pay deals.
In an open letter to the Home Secretary, Jan Berry, chairman of the Police Federation of England and Wales, said officers were "angry and bitterly disappointed" at the pay settlement.
Clint Elliott, a Cleveland Police sergeant, lost his post as general secretary for the Police Federation of England and Wales at the federation's annual conference last month.
Also giving a speech at the meeting will be Fred Broughton, chairman of the Police Federation of England and Wales, who will talk about the state of national policing and the federation's call for a royal commission on policing.
Alan Jones, chairman of the Roads Policing Group, Police Federation of England and Wales, said: "Policing the roads should be a priority for government and chief constables - this is nothing less than the public expect.
The Police Federation of England and Wales, representing 126,000 officers, told the cross-party Home Affairs Select Committee that independent research by the University of West England had declared police training a "catastrophic failure".
A spokesman for the Police Federation of England and Wales said a snapshot survey found no forces provide swimming lessons.
The Police Federation of England and Wales said this was "contemptuous behaviour" by the Home Secretary, and has rightly angered the 140,000 police officers in England and Wales who have been waiting patiently for their pay award.
The Police Federation of England and Wales warned the lack of preparation and training for officers in the run-up to implementation of the new Crime and Disorder Act meant that public hopes of a renewed war against crime were in danger of falling flat.
Acquisitive crime such as theft, burglary and fraud could soar by 25% over the next two years, the Police Federation of England and Wales said.
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