Have you registered for the PolFed annual conference?

The Police Federation of England and Wales’ annual conference is taking place at the ICC in Birmingham on May 22 and 23 – and organisers are urging those wishing to attend to register now.

Running from 9am on the Tuesday with an opening address from chair Calum Macleod, and concluding at 5pm on Wednesday, the theme for this year is “Protecting the Protectors – the reality of policing”, focusing on issues including better protection for officers assaulted on duty and for those who undertake emergency response and pursuit drives.

As well as Police Federation representatives, speakers include: ICC Birmingham, venue for the Police Federation annual conference

• Roger Pegram, Vice Chair, Society of Evidence-based Policing

• Andy Simon, Chief Executive, Capital Conflict Management 

• Rob Flanagan, Oscar Kilo UK and Innovation Manager, Lancashire Police

• Ron Hogg, PCC for Durham and Workforce Lead, APCC

• John Sutherland, Retired Chief Superintendent, Metropolitan Police Service

• Sir Thomas Winsor, HM Chief Inspector of Constabulary and HM Chief Inspector of Fire and Rescue Services 

• Louise Haigh MP, Shadow Minister for Policing

• Rt Hon Nick Hurd MP, Minister of State for Policing and the Fire Service

• Chief Constable Sara Thornton QPM, Chair, NPCC

• Sir Thomas Winsor, HM Chief Inspector of Constabulary and HM Chief Inspector of Fire and Rescue Services 

• Chief Constable Francis Habgood, Lead for Pay and Conditions, NPCC

• Ron Hogg, PCC for Durham and Workforce Lead, APCC 

• Martin Plummer, Chair, Police Federation National Detectives’ Forum (PFNDF)

• Chief Constable Matt Jukes, Lead for Investigator Resilience, NPCC 

• Chief Constable Simon Cole, Lead for Local Policing, NPCC

• Jack Dromey, MP Birmingham Erdington

• Amanda Morris, Outreach Officer, Muslim Council of Britain 

Delegates are asked to register by Friday 18th May and key sessions will cover the current crisis in detective policing, issues around stop and search and the importance of neighbourhood policing in counter terrorism; discipline and performance, with a first conference appearance by representatives from the new Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC); improving officer welfare, with sessions on fatigue and the demand/capacity imbalance.

The full agenda for the Police Federation annual conference can be found online here or as a PDF download here and to register, you can email communications@polfed.org or log on to book

Video: https://polfed17app.glasgows.co.uk/vod/highlights

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