The Week In ReviewThu 12th December to Wed 18th December
18/12/13 - HMCIC says opposition to his reports on pay and conditions was based on "misapprehension". Tom Winsor has said most officers benefited from the reforms to pay and conditions he recommended and much of the hostility to them was based on “misapprehension”. The author of the controversial reports, who is now chief of Her
17/12/13 - Force cannot continue to fulfil duties that are not operationally crucial as chief vows to review force and partner agency responsibilities. Officers could be spared carrying out duties that are not operationally crucial after a chief vowed to review incidents where a policing presence is not necessary. Wiltshire Chief Constable
18/12/13 - Original member of Stephen Lawrence Inquiry panel says not answering questions is not compatible with being a police officer. Police officers who choose not to answer questions during serious criminal inquiries, or misconduct investigations should be made to leave the service, an original member of the Stephen Lawrence Inquiry panel has said
- 17/12/13 - Home Sec: 'Public concerned about police integrity'
- 18/12/13 - Police Service 'protected from latest cuts'
- 18/12/13 - Research to establish 'ideal police service size'
- 17/12/13 - Officers probed for 'routine patrols failure'
- 18/12/13 - Custody training review could 'prevent death risks'
- 17/12/13 - Hillsborough complaint: Met Commissioner will face probe
- 18/12/13 - College: Strong support for ethics code
- 17/12/13 - Home Office slammed for 'stealth charges'
- 17/12/13 - UK mainland 'in sights of dissident Republicans'
- 16/12/13 - Tributes pour in for respected officer
- 16/12/13 - Transsexual PC loses discrimination claim
- 16/12/13 - Specials: Another force announces review
- 16/12/13 - Custody: 'Officers lack mental health training'
- 13/12/13 - Experience drain could 'damage policing standards'
- 18/12/13 - Three forces probed over rock star child abuse
- 16/12/13 - Helicopter crash: Early investigations inconclusive
Three decades after terrorists attacked Harrods is an appropriate time to reflect on the ongoing threat of dissident groups, writes Andrew Staniforth. The terrorist bomb in Belfast over the weekend provides a timely reminder to all in authority of the continued threat from Irish dissident Republi
Those who step forward to help their colleagues in the Fed should be applauded for their work in a tough year, says Dennis Weeks. As we approach the end of 2013, we do so in a triennial year for the Police Federation. We are therefore undertaking voting for each and every position within