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‘Community policing is worth protecting and worth voting for’

UNISON releases latest survey showing effect of policing cuts on community support officers and neighbourhood policing in England and Wales

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

No let up in serious crime rise, says UNISON

Responding to official figures released today (Thursday) that show serious crime is still rising, UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis said: “The reduction in resources for police forces was bound to have consequences for crime, as these new figures show. “Government cuts to budgets have meant almost a third fewer police community support officers and a […]

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

Serious crime rises as police numbers fall, warns UNISON

Serious crime is on the rise again after years of steady falls in offending, and UNISON believes government cutbacks in policing are to blame. Keen to encourage people to vote in the police and crime commissioner elections on 5 May, UNISON is launching a campaign to provide the public with the facts about police cuts. […]

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

UNISON 2014 police staff stress survey report

The results of UNISON’s survey of police staff.

Media on the UNISON National site.

Police cuts and crime in your area

Since the Conservatives came to power, both in coalition and after, the police service has been devastated by cuts

Behind the headlines, Magazine on the Magazine site.

Trouble in the neighbourhood report

Claims that cuts to policing have been kept away from the front line are in tatters as new research by UNISON shows that neighbourhood policing has taken more than its share of the government’s 20% cuts to police budgets.

Media on the UNISON National site.

Axing Norfolk’s PCSOs will make the county a less safe place, says UNISON

Thursday 19 October 2017 Proposals to axe all Norfolk’s police community support officers (PCSOs) and close police stations open to the public would leave the county’s residents at increased risk of becoming the victims of crime, warns UNISON today (Thursday). UNISON – the union that represents PCSOs across Norfolk – says the plans would also […]

News, Press release on the UNISON Eastern site.

The future of our police

Andy Stenning worked as a police officer for 28 years: He’s worried about its future

Article on the UNISON National site.

No Time for Community Policing Anymore

No time for community policing anymore’ is a telling quote from one PCSO who responded to UNISON’s survey on the impact of government cuts on neighbourhood policing. This report describes the results of the survey. It is the latest in a series of reports on PCSO cuts which UNISON has published. This series aims to bring to the attention of the public and politicians the reality of what is happening to community policing before it is too late. We will continue to stand up for, and support, our PCSO members in the very difficult circumstances in which they are now working.
The survey shows that government cuts continue to take their toll on the ability of police forces in England to deliver community policing where it matters – on the streets for local people.

Media on the UNISON National site.

We’ll support the police staff who keep our homes safe

Experience after experience has shown that privatisation is a false economy

Article, General secretary's blog on the UNISON National site.

UNISON condemns plan to slash Essex police service

Essex police force unveils plan to axe PCSOs and close stations in the county

Article on the UNISON National site.

Police Staff Cuts Report

In this report, UNISON takes a look at the way in which the 20% cut to police funding has impacted on police staff and police officers at force level.

Media on the UNISON National site.

Police cuts and crime in your area

Since the Conservatives came to power, both in coalition and after, the police service has been devastated by cuts

Article, Magazine, moving, News on the UNISON National site.

More Trouble in the Neighbourhood report

On the eve of the 2015 general election, recently published Home Office figures show that government funding cuts to neighbourhood policing have seen a 27 per cent cut in the police patrol presence on our streets

Media on the UNISON National site.

Khan-do attitude

As Sadiq Khan approaches the halfway point in his first term, Demetrios Matheou snatched a few minutes in the whirlwind schedule of the London Mayor

Magazine, moving on the UNISON National site.