The Police Federation’s new national chair has been named as National Board member and firearms and Taser lead Steve Hartshorn.

Voting for the next national Police Federation chair closes on Wednesday night and Cambridgeshire members are being encouraged to take part in the ballot before it is too late.

The latest edition of Cambridgeshire Police Federation’s magazine is out now an available to read online.

Most detectives have seen their workload increase due to the changes to the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) Director’s Guidance on Charging, a survey has found.

The Police Federation has written to the Chancellor urging him to use the Spring Statement to guarantee a real-terms pay increase for police officers this year.