Tag Archives: Police Federation

Picking sides

When Michael Crick said “After Tim Collins’ withdrawal in Kent, + disappointments elsewhere, Tory plan to recruit lots of independent PCC candidates has failed badly“, I said I thought he had spoken too soon. Today, Mark Reckless MP revealed the … Continue reading

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More on the Federation

My last article on the Police Federation prompted a number of comments, two of which were to the effect that I’d got it wrong, and that membership of the Police Federation was not compulsory. Now, as it happens, it is … Continue reading

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Federation Politics

I was once a member of the Police Federation. This was not by choice, other than that I had chosen to be a police officer, and I couldn’t do that without being in the Federation. I don’t remember feeling any … Continue reading

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Police Federation express disquiet on Police Reform

Paul McKeever, Chairman of the Police Federation writes here about his concerns about a range of police reform issues, including PCCs. He compares it to rolling the dice and not knowing how they will fall, when his feeling is that … Continue reading

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