Survey Shows Worrying Workloads for Superintendents


A survey of Superintendents and Chief Superintendents in England and Wales has revealed a varied approach to the way their welfare and workloads are managed by their forces. The poll of more than 1,000 officers, carried out by the Police Superintendents’ Association of England and Wales, reveals a concerning picture in some forces of commanding […]

PSAEW Female Members Survey Results


The PSAEW recognises the need and value in having a work force that is more representative of the communities we serve.  Whilst there has been progress at junior levels, representation of women at Superintending level remains low. To help understand the issues the PSAEW surveyed all female members to ascertain their perceptions of routes to progression and […]

PSAEW Welcomes Code of Ethics laid before Parliament


The PSAEW is delighted that the Code of Ethics has today been enshrined as a Code of Practice issued by the College of Policing.  As one of the stakeholders, we have been closely involved in the development of the Code of Ethics from the very outset, and we are very pleased to endorse the finished […]


Motor Source Group – Looking For a New Car?

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Looking for a new car?  Great deals for members of the PSAEW from the Motor Source Group Motor Source Group ( provide exclusive car discounts for Police Officers, Police Staff and retired Police. Save up to 30% off your next new car with Motor Source on a wide range of brands including Audi, Citroen, Honda, […]

BMW & MINI – PSAEW Affinity Programme

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Available to Members Only BMW Group-UK Forces are delighted to offer the members of PSAEW preferential benefits on all new BMW and MINI models throughout the entire range. This specialist department provides an exclusive Affinity programme that is designed to make the purchase of your new BMW or MINI a pleasurable one stop experience. Current […]

Police Clubs Financial – Financial Advisory Service

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  Police Clubs Financial provide a bespoke independent financial advisory service to Senior Police Officers and their families throughout the UK.  As the only Independent Financial Adviser firm, endorsed by the RUC Athletic Association, we have an enviable track record of providing professional holistic advice, across many financial planning areas for our clients. This includes […]

Regulation A19 Judgement

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On Wednesday 5th February 2014 the PSAEW received the judgement from the Employment Tribunal  judges in respect of the ET claims that we lodged on behalf of five ex-members who were compulsorily retired by the application of Regulation A19 (Police Pension Regulations) nearly two years ago.  A copy of the full judgement is linked below. […]

Invitation to join the Subject Matter Expert Panel


One of the most important aspects of any assessment process is that the tasks and exercises that candidates are asked to complete realistically reflect the challenges that candidates will face in the role should they be selected. Furthermore, by ensuring that the abilities and behaviours that successful candidates are expected to demonstrate come from those […]


2014 Personal Resilience Survey Launched


The PSAEW launched its Personal Resilience Survey for 2014 on Monday, 20th January.  The survey is undertaken ‘on line’ and members will have until Monday, 3rd  February to complete it.  This is the sixth occasion on which the PSAEW has surveyed all of its membership around health, well-being and working environments.  The surveys are, for […]

Association LGBT Representative – Action Plan

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The Association’s LGBT Reserve member, Chief Superintendent Mike Gallagher has developed an LGBT action plan. The plan has been endorsed by the Association’s Human Resources Business Area. Details of Mike’s plan are below. ‘………The Association will harness and develop the skills, talents and opportunities of its membership, assisting them to maximise their full potential as […]

NEC Member to Walk the Welsh Coastal Path

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One of the PSAEW’s National Executive Committee members, Detective Superintendent Paul Griffiths from Gwent Police, has committed to a new challenge in 2014 – he is going to walk the entire length of the Welsh coastal path, a total of 870 Miles! He will begin his journey in January 2014 in North Wales, and aims to […]

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Superintendents’ Working Hours – FAQs


The Association’s Command Resilience Group has prepared the below answers to frequently asked questions about Superintending ranks working hours. Do I have to work a 40 hour week? The Police Regulations 2003 (the “Regulations”) do not make any specific provision for the required weekly working hours for a Superintendent.  This is different from Constables and […]


Policing Strategic Intent Consultation

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On 24 September 2014 the College of Policing launched its Strategic Intent document for consultation. The document sets out the College’s plans to enhance and set standards in policing, accredit educational providers, and forge closer links between policing, academics and universities to assess what really works in reducing crime. You can access the full document here, […]

Chartered Management Institute – Discounted Membership

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Members of the Police Superintendents’ Association can take advantage of an exclusive offer to become a Fellow Member of the Chartered Management Institute (CMI), paying an annual fee of just £78 (normally £140). Membership of the CMI provides you access to all the facilities and support the CMI can offer, as well as being a […]

National Crime Agency – Your Questions Answered


Question: What sort of organisation will the National Crime Agency be? The National Crime Agency will be a new and visible crime-fighting agency with national and international reach. It will have the mandate, relationships and powers to bring the full weight of law enforcement to bear in cutting serious and organised crime in the UK. […]

Banking services from Clydesdale & Yorkshire Bank

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Banking services created exclusively for you from Clydesdale & Yorkshire Bank When it comes to managing your finances you deserve a service that appreciates the finer details of your circumstances.  From current and savings accounts to mortgages, credit cards and asset finance, Clydesdale and Yorkshire Bank Private Banking customers can enjoy the personal attention of […]

40 Years of Policing – What Changes Have You Seen?

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Silver River television is producing a new history series for Channel 4 that will tell the story of social change in Britain over the past 40 years through the eyes of four different professions. It’s history told from the perspective of the people who lived through it, telling stories that are funny and revealing, and […]

Superintendents’ Pay – PNB Outcomes

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Superintendents’ Pay – PNB outcomes 24 July 2013 At the Police Negotiating Board meeting held on 24 July 2013 the new pay scales for Superintendents (following the recommendations from the Winsor Review) were agreed. Pay scales for Chief Superintendents were agreed at the PNB meeting in July 2012, however the exact details of the implementation […]

Review of the PSAEW


The PSAEW Vice President Gavin Thomas is conducting a review of the Police Superintendents’ Association of England and Wales to ensure that it is ‘fit for purpose’ for the next 10 years or more. The Terms of Reference for the Review are as follows: Purpose The purpose of this review is to examine that the […]

Policing and Mental Health – things you should know!!


Policing and Mental Health – Things you should know!! by Chief Superintendent Irene Curtis In the last month, two reports have again brought issues surrounding policing and mental health to the fore. The first was published by the mental health charity MIND and looks at the nature and extent of restraint in mental health hospitals, […]

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