A Home Office review of the way police dismissals are handled as part of its plans to raise standards and public confidence in policing across England and Wales has been welcomed by Cambridgeshire Police Federation conduct lead Scott Houghton.

Home Office ministers are being urged to approve proposals for a medal to honour officers who die while on duty amid growing support for the Police Federation-backed campaign.

Cambridgeshire Police Federation has welcomed the news that the Home Secretary is set to ditch a blanket requirement for all police officers to have degrees.

Police drivers are being urged to read a frequently asked questions document giving guidance on new regulations which come into force later this month.

Police officers should “stand tall” and defend themselves against accusations of being woke, according to National Police Chiefs’ Council (NPCC) chair Martin Hewitt.