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Federation calls for 2.8% pay increase for police officers

The PFEW provided oral evidence to the Police Remuneration Review body earlier this month, the body which determines police pay. In January we called for a 2.8% pay increase and you read our submission here.

A letter detailing the content of the oral evidence submitted to the board can be found on the PFEW website. The PRRB will now consider the evidence and issue a report. The report is expected on 17 June 2016.

ITN Productions
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FEDERATION COLLABORATES WITH ITN IN ‘POLICING FOR THE FUTURE’


The war on terror and police welfare issues are just two of the topics that will be explored in a brand new news and current affairs-style programme being produced by the Federation and ITN Productions.
 
Policing for the Future’ will examine the challenges and demands shaping police service delivery today. Hosted by Natasha Kaplinsky, it will feature interviews with PFEW National Chair Steve White and Leicestershire Federation Chair Tiffany Lynch. It will also include case studies with officers who are working in specialist areas, adapting to new technologies, using mobile data in the field, and being protected with advances in defensive kit. 
 
Policing for the Future’ will be unveiled Police Federation Annual Conference, 17-19 May 2016. Watch a short preview of the film now on our website.
INB Update

An extraordinary meeting of the Interim National Board was held on 13 April 2016 at PFEW HQ. At the meeting, an election was held for Vice Chair and Calum Macleod was elected. A summary of the rest of the discussion that took place at the meeting can be accessed via The Hub.

If you have any problems accessing the hub, please contact: thehub@polfed.org

Suicide risks’ in high-stress officers
The Welfare Support Programme (WSP), set up by the Police Firearms Officers Association (PFOA) and PFEW, has seen the number of ‘vulnerable and at risk’ officers on its books soar in the 10 months since the scheme started.

You can read about this here and how to access the the programme if you need support.
British Inspector hailed a hero
A British police inspector has been hailed a hero after saving a woman from being raped and murdered by a 60-strong angry lynch mob in war-torn South Sudan.

Read the incredible story on our Believe in Blue website.

Believe in Blue is primarily a public-facing campaign to engender stronger support for police officers by showcasing the demands of the job and the many roles officers carry out in society, not just tackling crime

Do you have a story you would like to share? We are still looking for original stories to add to the BiB website, which demonstrate the bravery of the police in protecting the public. Submit your story below:

I have a Believe in Blue Story
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Constables Central Committee website
The Constables' seperate website is now closed. Visitors to the site will be directed to the National PFEW website.
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