Police Federation

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Police Federation chair accepts Met is institutionally racist, sexist and homophobic
Steve Hartshorn says making his personal views public is an act of ‘leadership’, after damning Casey report

Vikram Dodd Police and crime correspondent

19, Apr, 2023 @5:19 PM

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Revealed: one in 100 police officers in England and Wales faced a criminal charge last year
Figure has surged over the past 10 years with pressure growing for officers to be sacked on the spot

Andrew Kersley and Mark Townsend

25, Feb, 2023 @6:50 PM

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Police officers express ‘grave concerns’ at covering ambulance strikes
Chair of Police Federation says request to drive ambulances comes as forces already overstretched

Matthew Weaver

13, Dec, 2022 @6:25 PM

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Call to end use of gagging orders to silence victims of police misogyny
Chief constables most to blame for crises sapping legitimacy of policing, says Police Federation leader

Vikram Dodd Police and crime correspondent

02, Nov, 2022 @8:09 PM

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Head of police association suspended over sexual touching allegations
John Apter, chair of Police Federation of England and Wales, facing two criminal investigations into gross misconduct

Vikram Dodd Police and crime correspondent

21, Dec, 2021 @2:48 PM

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Derbyshire PC who risked life to stop dam collapsing wins bravery award
PC Geoff Marshall acted to prevent Whaley Bridge being catastrophically flooded in 2019

Jessica Murray Midlands correspondent

13, Oct, 2021 @5:19 PM

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Women given mixed advice on checking police identity after Sarah Everard murder
Met says plainclothes officers will no longer patrol on their own as force admits it needs to do more to earn trust

Haroon Siddique Legal affairs correspondent

30, Sep, 2021 @4:03 PM

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Labour conference: Keir Starmer says winning a general election more important to him than party unity – as it happened
Labour leader says: ‘I didn’t come into politics to vote over and over again in parliament and lose and then tweet about it’

Andrew Sparrow

28, Sep, 2021 @5:57 PM

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Assaults on police in England and Wales rise above 100 a day during pandemic
Officer morale sinks in the 43 forces as attacks rise by 20% during the Covid crisis

Michael Savage

31, Jul, 2021 @9:30 PM

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Priti Patel’s ‘support’ for the police is little more than gesture politics | Dal Babu
Rank-and-file officers facing a pay cut in real terms have had enough of empty praise and hollow promises, says former chief superintendent Dal Babu

Dal Babu

28, Jul, 2021 @3:00 PM

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‘Weird and gimmicky’: police chiefs condemn Boris Johnson’s crime plan
PM’s attempt to grip agenda flounders amid criticism he has ignored evidence on stop-and-search

Vikram Dodd and Jessica Elgot

27, Jul, 2021 @7:32 PM

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We have no confidence in Priti Patel, says Police Federation
Police officers in England and Wales furious at pay freeze after months on frontline of Covid crisis

Jamie Grierson Home affairs correpondent

22, Jul, 2021 @5:15 PM

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