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Those who attack police, paramedics, nurses and other blue light workers will face tougher sentences thanks to a new law which takes effect today.
Public confidence in the police has been "severely dented" after a wave of Government spending cuts, a powerful committee of MPs has warned.
Today the Mental Health Units (Use of Force) Bill – also known as Seni’s law - has received Royal Assent, and has become an Act.
Today the Mental Health Units (Use of Force) Bill – also known as Seni’s law - has passed its final debate in the House of Lords meaning that it’s set to become law.
The powerful Home Affairs Select Committee (HASC) has backed the Police Federation of England and Wales (PFEW) in calling for an urgent injection of funds into the ailing police service – or face ‘dire consequences’.
Chief Constable Mike Cunningham, College of Policing CEO, said: “Today’s report recognises the urgent need for additional funding for policing and I support this case to invest in the service and our officers and staff.
Police forces across England and Wales can now seek the backing of the College of Policing to test innovative ideas in tackling crime under a new scheme.
Labour peer Lord Hunt writes ahead of his parliamentary question on 'National Police Chiefs’ Council concern that problems with Police and Crime Commissioners have resulted in fewer applications for Chief Constable positions'
Sajid Javid is facing a legal battle with the Police Federation over a "derisory" two-percent pay rise.
Hundreds of people were evacuated from a fringe event at Labour’s annual conference after a man called in a bomb threat, which later turned out to be a hoax.
The police have been called after “menacing” cards were left in the in the offices of two Labour MPs who have faced deselection threats.
Today’s damning report from the National Audit Office reinforces what the Police Federation has been saying for some time.
The Home Office’s “light touch approach” to running the country’s police forces means it does not understand the full impact of cuts to the service, the Government’s watchdog has warned.
British police chiefs are reportedly preparing contingency plans to cope with a potential breakout of disorder should Britain leave the European Union without a deal.
Baroness Massey writes for PoliticsHome on better ways to protect vulnerable people in our mental health support system.
The retired police chief who was facing trial over the Hillsborough disaster has hit out at “political interference” in the decision to charge him after the case was dropped.
Chair of the Police Federation of England and Wales John Apter writes following the Westminster attack this week; that it should act as a wake-up call to the Government to “invest more in the police service and put measures in place to protect the people who protect us”.
Theresa May has heaped praise on the "courageous" emergency services as police confirmed that they are treating a car crash outside the Houses of Parliament as a suspected terrorist attack.
More police officers than ever (7.8%) have taken second jobs, according to the headline results of our latest pay and morale survey. This was up from 6.3% of respondents the previous year.
Police must be prepared for a possible surge in hate crime after Brexit, a watchdog has warned.
Police have recovered a bottle of Novichok nerve agent from the home of Charlie Rowley, one of the victims of the Amesbury poisoning.
The Minister of State for Policing and the Fire Service, Nick Hurd today celebrated the bravery of 80 police officers at a special reception hosted at 10 Downing Street.
Two officers from the Metropolitan Police have been named joint overall winners at this year’s national Police Bravery Awards, hosted by the Police Federation of England and Wales.
News that overnight allowance is to be paid to all those eligible officers who will be working away from home as part of the policing operation for the American presidential visit has been welcomed.