The Scottish Police Federation represents all police officers in the ranks of constable, sergeant, inspector and chief inspector, police cadets and special constables; over 18,500 people, 98% of all police officers in Scotland.
It is just over two weeks until the annual Scottish Police Federation Bravery Awards and today we begin a series of posts highlighting our Courageous Colleagues from across the country winning an award at the event on 30 November.
Ordinary people doing an extraordinary job. #ItsWhatWeDo
We start this series with the story of brave bridge PCs Greg Gavin and Paul Brownlee,
Two Police Scotland officers who held on to a suicidal man as he dangled perilously from a bridge in the middle of the night have won a Scottish Police Federation Bravery Award.