The Police Federation is calling for harsher sentences against those who assault serving officers

Police Federation pushes for harsher sentences against assaults on serving officers

Those individuals who attack serving police officers should receive the harshest possible sentence for their actions in all instances. That’s the considered view of Steve White, chairman of the Police Federation of England and Wales. White’s comments follow o...
Posted On 02 Sep 2015
David Ward: Managing Director of Ward Security

Traditional Security in a Modern World

As London played host to Operation Strong Tower – the major counter-terrorism exercise that was six months in the planning and involved 1,000 police officers across the city – and with the country still reeling in shock following tragic events overseas, it’s clear that no...
Posted On 09 Jul 2015
Peter Webster

Have we reached the end of ‘The Thin Blue Line’?

Much has been made in the national media about the former Coalition Government’s austerity cuts to public services and, in terms of the security space, the Police Federation of England and Wales continues to be vocal in its opposition to the proposed reduction of police officer...
Posted On 23 Jun 2015
London Mayor Boris Johnson

Met hits Mayor’s target to reduce neighbourhood crime as confidence in police performance grows

Mayor Boris Johnson has hailed the hard work of the Metropolitan Police Service and urged them to keep up the pressure on London’s criminals as new data shows that they’ve hit his target of reducing seven key neighbourhood crimes by 20% a year ahead of schedule. The news...
Posted On 14 Apr 2015
The latest HMIC report suggests that police forces are making

Police forces “making progress” on tackling corruption states HMIC report

Police forces have made significant progress in putting in place the processes to prevent and tackle corruption, according to a report launched by Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary (HMIC). In part, this is said to be due to strong leadership being demonstrated by senior...
Posted On 02 Feb 2015
The first national picture of the breadth and complexity of the work undertaken by the police has been published by the College of Policing

First analysis of national demands placed on UK police services published by College of Policing

The first national picture of the breadth and complexity of work undertaken by the police service has been published by the College of Policing. The extensive analysis shows the incoming and ongoing work of the police service and suggests an increasing amount of police time is...
Posted On 23 Jan 2015