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Police Bravery Award

Wiltshire Inspector Ian Stevenson who risked his life to save a vulnerable woman from an oncoming train has won a prestigious Police Bravery Award.

Inspector Stevenson (now retired) was named as the Region 6 (South West) winner at the 23rd national Police Bravery Awards in London on 12 July, hosted by the Police Federation of England and Wales.

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Enter our competition to ein £100 worth of vouchers to spend on Waterside Press titles! Waterside Press publishes works of interest across the legal system where many titles have become staples for practitioners, tutors and librarians. Waterside authors come from a wide range of backgrounds and include lawyers, judges, campaigners, ex-prisoners, historians, biographers, criminologists and other experts. We also publish works on social history and seek to blend readability with diversity, innovation and inte

Enter our competition to ein £100 worth of vouchers to spend on Waterside Press titles! Waterside Press publishes works of interest across the legal system where many titles have become staples for practitioners, tutors and librarians. Waterside authors come from a wide range of backgrounds and include lawyers, judges, campaigners, ex-prisoners, historians, biographers, criminologists and other experts. We also publish works on social history and seek to blend readability with diversity, innovation and integrity. 

Amongst Waterside Press publications are Sir William Garrow: His Life Times and Fight for Justice the contents of which are mirrored in the award-winning BBC TV series 'Garrows Law', whilst Mary Ann Cotton: Britain’s First Female Serial Killer was the inspiration for ITV's 2016 production 'Dark Angel'. The Little Book of Prison: A Beginners Guide won a rare Koestler Trust Platinum Award and was shortlisted for the prestigious People's Book Prize. 

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Police Bravery Awards

Police officers who have demonstrated outstanding acts of bravery have been commended today (Thursday 12 July 2018) at the 23rd Annual Police Bravery Awards.

The awards, hosted by the Police Federation of England and Wales and sponsored by Police Mutual, honours some of the finest officers in England and Wales who have performed incredible acts of bravery, while on or off duty. 

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Criminal Justice Management Conference

The 18th Criminal Justice Management Conference is a national event bringing together over 300 professionals in prison and probation services alongside police, central government and courts who, together, have a joint responsibility to shape current reform and the future direction of policy in the criminal justice system.

To secure your place while availability lasts, please visit www.cjm-conference.co.uk/registration and quote ‘CUST100’ on the booking page to receive £100 off.

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Police Mutual

PC Frances Peters from Norfolk Constabulary who fended off a samurai sword wielding attacker has won a regional Police Bravery Award sponsored by Police Mutual.

PC Frances Peters was named as the Region 4 (Eastern) winner at the 23rd national Police Bravery Awards in London on 12 July, hosted by the Police Federation of England and Wales.

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PC Kimberley Morris

PC Kimberley Morris from West Mercia Police has been presented with a Police Bravery Award in recognition for giving vital first aid to a stab victim while keeping the suspected attacker talking.

PC Kimberley Morris was named as the Region 3 (Midlands) winner at the 23rd national Police Bravery Awards in London on 12 July, hosted by the Police Federation of England and Wales.

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Police Bravery Awards

The Minister of State for Policing and the Fire Service, Nick Hurd today celebrated the bravery of 80 police officers at a special reception, Police Bravery Awards, hosted at 10 Downing Street.

Officers from 40 forces in England and Wales attended the reception (pictured) as a mark of recognition for their heroic acts. 

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RIFT Social Enterprise

Custodial Review editor Victoria Galligan caught up with Andy Gullick, Chief Executive of RIFT Social Enterprise, which offers accounting advice to prisoners.

RIFT Group was, established in 1999, by Chairperson Jan Post, to specialise in tax advice and refunds for individuals and small businesses. The company has since grown to be the UK’s leading tax refund specialist. 

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PRT Transforming Lives Programme

Children are often devastated when their mum is sent to prison but their interests are rarely considered by a justice system which is blind to their needs, a new report by the Prison Reform Trust (PRT) reveals.

For most children, their mother is their primary carer. Every year an estimated 17,000 children experience their mum being sent to prison. Last year, 83% of women sentenced to prison had committed a non-violent crime and 62% were serving a sentence of six months or less.

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Police Federation of England and Wales

News that overnight allowance is to be paid to all those eligible officers who will be working away from home as part of the policing operation for the American presidential visit has been welcomed.

Simon Kempton, Police Federation of England and Wales’ lead on mutual aid, said the news was positive, albeit should have been made at the outset of the planning process.