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08 June 2018 On the eve of Her Majesty’s Birthday, more than 1,000 people have been recognised with a distinguished honour.  A number of police officers have been recognised and the Federation would like to see this extended to more rank and file officers in future.Sergeant...

08 June 2018 Cosmetic Company ‘Lush’ announce suspension of ‘Spy Cops’ campaign after offensive shop window displays spark public backlash.  The campaign seeks to highlight the undercover policing enquiry into the London-based Special Demonstration Squad - the special branch unit tasked with infiltrating political groups between 1968...

7 June 2018 | 13:55Nominations for the annual Lord Ferrers awards, which open today, will for the first time include a specific category recognising the exceptional contribution of OPCC (Office of Police and Crime Commissioner) volunteers in policing. APCC Lead for Citizens in Policing, Alun Michael,...

06 June 2018 Met Commissioner Cressida Dick PFEW Chair, Calum Macleod, has welcomed an admission by the Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police that cuts have contributed to an increase in crime. Cressida Dick (pictured), who was answering questions from the Home Affairs Select Committee, yesterday, reflected on the...

4 June 2018 | 15:05APCC Chair, David Lloyd said:  “I welcome the publication of today’s CONTEST strategy which sets out the framework within which the Government, policing and partner agencies will work together to reduce the risk of terrorism. “Since the last strategy was published in 2011...

02 June 2018 Calum Macleod, chair of the Police Federation of England and Wales, has thanked the public for its support in the wake of a national high street brand’s criticism of the police service. He said: “We are disappointed that Lush has not seen fit to...

Chief Constable Sara Thornton said: "Undercover policing plays a critical role in gathering evidence and intelligence to protect people from harm and the work of undercover officers can, and has, saved lives. “We fully accept that some undercover policing operations, ethics and behaviour in the past...

01 June 2018 PFEW Chair Calum Macleod British Cosmetic Company ‘Lush’ have launched a damaging and distasteful campaign claiming to unravel the truth of undercover policing. In a statement Calum Macleod Chair of the Police Federation of England and Wales, said: “The Lush advertising campaign is offensive, disgusting...