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.
Please find below documents relative to elections to the SPF Area Committees. Nominations for election must be returned no later than 5pm on Friday 12th December 2014. All necessary information about this is contained in the Nomination Form below.
Scotland’s top police officer has said a UK Treasury decision not to allow the single service to recover VAT is “bewildering
New Cabinet Secretary for Justice
Commenting on the appointment of Michael Matheson MSP as Cabinet Secretary for Justice Brian Docherty, Chairman of the Scottish Police Federation said;
“On behalf of the members of the Scottish Police Federation, I would like to congratulate Michael Matheson on his appointment to the justice brief in the Scottish Government.
Mr Matheson will undoubtedly have to hit the ground running given the scale of the financial challenges facing the police service. We look forward to working with him and enjoying as productive a working relationship as we did with his predecessor Kenny MacAskill.
I would also like to thank Kenny for his unrelenting support to police officers and the police service during his time as Cabinet Secretary. Kenny’s support for the police service meant he was held in high regard by police officers across the whole of the UK. I wish him well for the future”
The Queen’s summer holiday has delayed Aberdeen drug patrols, police claim Police in Aberdeen have been unable to deliver on a promise to tackle the city’s drug problems because the Queen has been at Balmoral Castle, it has emerged. The Force pledged to increase efforts to crack down on dealing and related crime in and…
Police officers involved in mass invasion of Asian family’s Cambuslang home cleared of wrongdoing Two police officers involved in a huge police operation at a Scottish family home – slammed for being over the top – have been cleared of falsifying evidence. John Donaldson, 38 and Tyne McClymont, 23, were accused by Mohammed Yusaf Khan,…