The Force has taken on 157 extra officers under Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Police Uplift scheme, according to new figures released by the Government.

Cambridgeshire Police Federation chair Liz Groom says the “devil will be in the detail” following the Chancellor’s Autumn Budget announcement of an end to the public sector pay freeze.

Police Federation national chair John Apter has announced he is standing down at the next leadership elections.

Cambridge Police Federation is calling on members to make sure their views are made clear in the 2021 pay and morale survey which gets underway next week.

Two Cambridgeshire police officers who tackled a man armed with a hammer and what appeared to be a gun have had their courage recognised at the Police Federation’s annual national Police Bravery Awards.