Police and justice staff

UNISON is one of the largest unions in police and and the justice system, with more than 50,000 members. We protect you so you can focus on protecting others. We help and support individuals, bargain collectively and campaign to protect jobs and services.


About police and justice staff

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UNISON police and justice service group
130 Euston Road
London NW1 2AY
Email: b.priestley@unison.co.uk

  • Pay: Police staff are voting over industrial action 


    UNISON is balloting police staff members over industrial action.

    Police staff pay has been falling in value for many years; it is worth 13% less than it was in 2010. 

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  • Privatising police services

    Private companies are poised to step in and run some policing services in your local area.

    The result is that services like 999 call taking, forensics and victim support and could be run by private companies for the benefit of shareholders, not society.

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  • PCSO

Police and justice conferences by year

  • 8

    Police and justice staff conference 2015

    8 - 10 October 2015, The Brighton Centre

    The national conference of UNISON's police and justice staff service group.

  • 16

    Police and justice conference 2014

    16 - 18 October 2014, Southport Convention Centre

    The national conference of UNISON's police and justice staff service group.

  • 10

    Police and justice conference 2013

    10 - 12 October 2013, The Brighton Centre

    National delegate conference for UNISON members working as police staff or in the justice system (including the probation service and the Children and Family Court Advisory and Support Service).

Probation works

Probation staff do valuable and diverse work, making sure that some of the most dangerous offenders released back into the community are properly monitored and reintegrated into society.

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UNISON is working to defend good pension schemes and improve and promote affordable, decent pensions for all our members.

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