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Discussion on welfare support ‘long overdue’

Discussion on welfare support ‘long overdue’
The policing and fire minister is set to chair a roundtable on police wellbeing, which will include a number of experts and senior officers.Chaired by...
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Horrific moment police officer screams in terror as thug tears chunks out of her hair

Horrific moment police officer screams in terror as thug tears chunks out of her hair
One of the country’s top cops is personally taking steps to highlight the impact of officers or police staff being assaulted or abused on our streets....
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A Happy New Year for Claire as she’s awarded an MBE

A Happy New Year for Claire as she’s awarded an MBE
Congratulations to Claire Batt, Welfare Officer for the Defence Police Federation, who has been awarded an MBE in the New Year’s Honours.Claire has be...
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The mental health cloud hanging over Welsh police

The mental health cloud hanging over Welsh police
An officer who has had a breakdown during his 23 years on the force reveals what it's like facing traumaMental health is becoming less of a taboo subj...
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Yassar Yaqub shooting - IPCC report into death unlikely to be published until later in 2018

Yassar Yaqub shooting - IPCC report into death unlikely to be published until later in 2018
 A report into the death of Yassar Yaqub is unlikely to be made public until the second half of 2018, according to investigators.Almost a year on...
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Shots fired in north Glasgow street on Christmas Day

Shots fired in north Glasgow street on Christmas Day
FIREARM DRAMA  - Shots fired in north Glasgow street on Christmas Day as cops hunt two menOfficers raced to the scene in Carron Place after the a...
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Armed transport police for Manchester and Birmingham

Armed transport police for Manchester and Birmingham
British Transport Police (BTP) is scaling up counter terrorism operations in Manchester and Birmingham.New firearms, dog and "behavioural detection" u...
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Demand for welfare programme rising as officers struggle to cope

Demand for welfare programme rising as officers struggle to cope
The number of police officers who are struggling to cope with the challenges they face in the course of their duties is growing, according to the late...
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BOOST FOR WAR ON TERROR

BOOST FOR WAR ON TERROR
Government hands police £50million funding boost to tackle UK terrorismThe Chancellor and the Home Secretary have agreed on extras cash to boost intel...
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Police Scotland U-turn on armed policing and 500 officers to get Tasers

Police Scotland U-turn on armed policing and 500 officers to get Tasers
The force will scrap restrictions on the routine deployment of firearms officers.Hundreds of Scottish police will be armed with Tasers next year, whil...
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How 'sophisticated' crime gang went about business

How 'sophisticated' crime gang went about business
Nine men have pleaded guilty to a variety of charges linked to the most sophisticated organised crime group encountered yet by Police Scotland, accord...
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Rural police forces consider giving guns to regular officers

Rural police forces consider giving guns to regular officers
Three forces believe that the large areas they cover mean current system of elite firearms officers would be too slow in responding to serious gun cri...
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Get on with it. Englanders should have done this a long time ago. There is a reason why God put you folks on that island.
Wednesday, 20 December 2017 07:06
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I hope I saved his life but if he'd jumped I don't know if I could have lived with myself

I hope I saved his life but if he'd jumped I don't know if I could have lived with myself
In this emotional interview a retired policeman describes through tears how he saved the life of a 19-year-old on a Saturday nightWalter Williams had ...
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MI5: We prevented nine terror attacks in past year

MI5: We prevented nine terror attacks in past year
The UK's domestic security service said it stopped nine terror attacks this year, though it failed to prevent five others.MI5 prevented a total of nin...
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Police officers talk about their battle against PTSD

Police officers talk about their battle against PTSD
More than half of all police forces in England and Wales have told the BBC the number of officers having to take long-term sick leave because of menta...
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Emergency services training exercise at Pleasurewood Hills

Emergency services training exercise at Pleasurewood Hills
 Suffolk Constabulary, together with partner emergency services, took part in a live-play training exercise at Pleasurewood Hills near Lowestoft ...
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Men sentenced to more than 100 years in prison for firearms offences

Men sentenced to more than 100 years in prison for firearms offences
Six men have been sentenced to more than 100 years in prison following a shooting in Bedford last year described as ‘a scene more reminiscent of Chica...
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One in four police officers who died in Devon and Cornwall since 2009 took their own lives

One in four police officers who died in Devon and Cornwall since 2009 took their own lives
Calls grow for better safeguards to 'protect the protectors' including better mental health provision and greater punishments for those who assault em...
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Scottish police officers 'feel vulnerable to spontaneous violence'

Scottish police officers 'feel vulnerable to spontaneous violence'
Scotland's police officers feel under-equipped to tackle violent crime and terrorism, the Scottish Police Federation (SPF) has claimed.The SPF said ma...
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WW2 Machine Guns Among 140 Firearms Handed To Police

WW2 Machine Guns Among 140 Firearms Handed To Police
 Two Second World War Machine guns were handed in to police in the first week of a gun amnesty launched by Scotland Yard.Over the past week more ...
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