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16 October 2018 Police dog bites should be investigated under Post Incident Procedures (PIPs).  The calls came as delegates at the Police Federation’s PIPs Seminar debated new police watchdog guidelines governing deaths and serious injuries (DSI) involving the police.Lawyer Mark Wardley predicted an upsurge in the...

16 October 2018 Police and the ambulance service need a better understanding of Acute Behavioural Disturbance (ABD) if they are to reduce the tragedy of deaths in custody.That was a key message by Dr Meng Aw-Yong, President of the British Academy of Forensic Science, in his...

16 October 2018 Caerwyn Ash A revolutionary ‘Fit-bit’-style bracelet which could help prevent custody deaths was unveiled in a world first at the Police Federation’s Post Incident Procedures Seminar today.The equipment, which delivers vital health data in real-time, was showcased in a live demonstration of a police...

16 October 2018 Vice Chair Che Donald Post Incident Procedures (PIPs) are not only for specialists – they can affect any officer any time. This was the take-away message from the Federation’s annual PIPs seminar, which has taken place at Hinckley, Leicestershire on 15-16 October, attended by 225...

15 October 2018 The benefits of good post incident procedures (PIPs) can make all the difference between ‘career death’ or keeping the job officers love.Two Staffordshire PCs outlined their own experiences for delegates at the annual Police Federation PIPs Seminar. Response officers Tony Collier and Rob Goodwin...

15 October 2018 The VIPER Firearms Training System was presented to those attending the Post Incident Procedures seminar.  Different scenarios were played on a video screen and delegates were put on the spot to assess situations, identify threats and decide whether or not to shoot. Andy Dann,...

12 October 2018 Speaking to a room of detectives with different investigative backgrounds, Chief Inspector Leanne Pook from Avon and Somerset Police spoke about the taboo subject of what is Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) and the work that she is doing to combat this issue. Speaking on...