The Week In ReviewFri 28th February to Thu 6th March
06/03/14 - Proposal put forward to amend existing legislation to introduce new offence which will strengthen "outdated" misconduct charge. A new police corruption offence to strengthen the “outdated” common law offence of misconduct in a public office has been put forward by the Home Secretary. Theresa May (pictured) announced her int
05/03/14 - Federation officials believe contentious reform will threaten credibility and experience as force becomes the first to use new recruitment mechanism. The safety of police officers and the public alike will be compromised if senior leaders from other professions are brought into make operational and tactical decisions, it has been claimed
06/03/14 - Police witnesses should be held to same rules as civilians following death or serious injury and not be allowed to confer, draft guidance states. Officers who are witnesses to death or serious injury must abide by the same standards as civilian witnesses and not confer with each other before producing their statements, the police watchdog
- 06/03/14 - Corruption probe exposed senior leaders wrongdoing
- 06/03/14 - Direct entry candidates will be 'easy to remove'
- 06/03/14 - Officer dismissed for selling personal information
- 05/03/14 - Sacked chief 'will not be prosecuted'
- 06/03/14 - Fed: Reorganisation has made force stronger
- 04/03/14 - Cuts: PCSOs 'discouraged from joining regulars'
- 05/03/14 - Contractor 'watched female officers with covert camera'
- 04/03/14 - Theft officers fail integrity test
- 06/03/14 - Football tactic: Officers must have 'sound rationale'
- 05/03/14 - Officers 'should be separated following deaths'
- 06/03/14 - Force probed over meeting with disabled man
- 03/03/14 - Blue light collaboration 'next big area of reform'
- 05/03/14 - Mental health nurses 'in 50 stations next month'
- 04/03/14 - Fed and supers slam chief recruitment dispute
- 03/03/14 - Minister: Chiefs 'can look after themselves'
- 04/03/14 - Wales 'should handle police pay but not pensions'
The Fed should implement the findings of the Normington report if it wants to retain the initiative, says Dr Tim Brain. These are difficult times for the Police Federation. On Thursday February 13 the Commons debated the Sir David Normington’s Report into the Police Federation and, to
Senior officers must remember that morale issues are vital to ensure the wellbeing of their force, says ACC Gareth Morgan. There is an ongoing and vital debate about the state of morale in policing. Finding a route through the maze on this highly personal issue is not a task to be ta