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Mental health must be at heart of Police Covenant

Federation publishes its submission to the Government Safeguarding officers’ mental and physical health and wellbeing in a Police Covenant enshrined in law is at the heart of the Police Federation of England Wales’ (PFEW) submission to the Government consultation. With a strong focus on mental health, not just physical, the PFEW consultation response evidences the […]

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Woman jailed for deliberately coughing on officer whilst claiming to be infected with Covid-19

Kelsey Gouldie, 19 from Holyhead has today been jailed for six months after deliberately coughing on a North Wales Police officer whilst claiming to have Covid-19. She pleaded guilty to a S.39 Assault, Breach of Covid Regulations, as well as the Assault of an Emergency Worker whilst in custody in Caernarfon. North Wales Police Inspector […]

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A North Wales police officer who was deliberately coughed on and threatened with COVID-19 has told how the experience left him anxious for the health of his family.

Experienced PC Rob Jones (pictured below), whose assailant was jailed after deliberately weaponsing the virus, called the incident ‘petrifying’ and revealed his colleagues are fearful of daily spitting and coughing attacks which might infect them with the virus. The officer, who has 16 years’ service with the force and is based in Colwyn Bay as […]

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Funding for more Tasers welcomed

Funding for an extra 167 Tasers for frontline officers has been welcomed in North Wales. The region’s police and crime commissioner, Arfon Jones, welcomed the additional  £137,000 from a £10 million pot provided by Home Secretary Priti Patel. The cash will cover the cost of buying the new tasers. Meanwhile, money for batteries, holsters and […]

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PFEW brands sentencing for attacks on Emergency Workers a ‘disgrace’

Police Federation brands sentencing for attacks on Emergency Service Workers a ‘disgrace’ Only 13% jailed with average sentence less than 12 weeks Offenders jailed for assaulting emergency workers receive on average less than twelve weeks in prison according to new data released by the Ministry of Justice. The statistics cover the period from November 2018 […]

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