With a plethora of events coming up for custodial services, 999 workers and those involved in criminal justice, we offer a round-up including highlights of each. We will be attending some of the events and look forward to meeting you there.
Please contact us with any future events which you would like to be added to our diary dates – email firstname.lastname@example.org.
• Police Federation: National Custody Seminar
September 11 & 12, De Vere Hotel, Daventry, Northamptonshire
The Police Federation of England and Wales will host its annual Custody Seminar in September, and a number of speakers have been confirmed to date, with pre-charge bail and mental health being two of the topics on the agenda.
The continued support from Rolawn during the 2018 show season paid dividends for many of the show gardens at this year’s RHS Hampton Court Flower Show, with six of its supported gardens scooping medals.
With challenging conditions due to the continued dry weather, one of the benefactors of Rolawn supplying topsoil and Medallion turf was Southend Borough Council’s ‘A Place to Think’ garden, which earned a Silver.
The news that knife crime has reached its highest level ever is shocking, but not surprising, says the Police Federation of England and Wales (PFEW).
Knife crime is officially up by 16% as a staggering 40,147 incidents were recorded by police in the past 12 months, according to new figures released by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) today.
Sergeant Mark Allmond and PC Quigley from Thames Valley Police who chased down a violent killer have been recognised with a prestigious Police Bravery Award.
The officers were named as the Region 5 (South East) winners at the 23rd national Police Bravery Awards in London on 12 July, hosted by the Police Federation of England and Wales.
PC Nadeem from Greater Manchester Police who single-handedly saved a man from an icy river has won a prestigious Police Bravery Award.
The officer was named as the Region 1 (North West) winner at the 23rd national Police Bravery Awards on 12 July, hosted by the Police Federation of England and Wales. The awards, sponsored by Police Mutual, honour and recognise police officers who perform outstanding acts of bravery.
Two Metropolitan Police officers who ran to London’s aid during a terror attack have jointly won a Police Bravery Award.
PC Keith Palmer GM was named posthumously as the Region 8 (London) winner, alongside PC Charlie Guenigault at the 23rd national Police Bravery Awards in London on 12 July, hosted by the Police Federation of England and Wales.
PCs Gary Sharpe and Victoria Threadgold from Northumbria Police who challenged a man waving a Samurai sword and gun at them have won a prestigious Police Bravery Award.
The officers were named as the Region 2 (North East) winners at the 23rd national Police Bravery Awards in London on 12 July, hosted by the Police Federation of England and Wales.
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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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.