International Council of Police Representative Associations
This international network of police unions was started by the Canadian Police Association (CPA) in 1996 and now has approximately 1.5 million members affiliated through national police associations and federations.
ICPRA membership includes police unions from four continents, speaking over 30 languages, connected through ICPRA.
The upcoming ICPRA conference will be part of the PFA’s inaugural Police Week in September 2018. Bookended by the Wall to Wall: Ride for Remembrance and National Police Remembrance Day; the event aims to draw the policing community together to participate and honor those officers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice and celebrate the wonderful […]
In October 2016, the PFA commissioned a comprehensive survey investigating Flexible Working Arrangements for Police Officers in Australia and New Zealand. The survey was completed by over 11,400 officers 16.5% of all Australian and New Zealand sworn officers. This is the largest member survey the PFA has ever conducted, the high participation rate demonstrates that […]
This Report makes for startling reading. Dr Fallon concludes that over a quarter of our membership may be suffering from either Post Traumatic Stress Disorder or a variant of this condition and that organisational, structural and working deficiencies may be directly contributing to this serious state of affairs. Internal operational pressures and external life demands […]
The Police Association and Police National Headquarters (PNHQ) both want to improve the official recording of firearms incidents in New Zealand. Both the Association and the PNHQ know there are almost daily reports of criminal incidents involving firearms in New Zealand. Both the Association and PNHQ know there are almost daily reports of criminal incidents […]
Dealing with the past can often impact badly on the here and now, and nowhere else is that more the case than Northern Ireland. Legacy is a potentially toxic issue. Since the 1998 Belfast or Good Friday Agreement, which was supposed to signal an end to terrorism and deliver lasting peace, the past has been […]
The Police Association is disturbed at what appears to be a growing trend of offenders deliberately ramming police officers and their cars, after five ramming incidents occurred in the space of a few weeks in early May. “These incidents seriously endanger the lives of the police officers, put at risk innocent members of the public […]
London Terror Attacks05 June 2017
Speech to Police Federation of England and Wales Annual ConferenceBournemouth, England 2015
Waco Shootings – Outlaw Bikers an Ever Present Threat19 May 2015
Charlie Hebdo Terrorist Attack – Paris8 January 2015
Tom Stamatakis – ICPRA Chairman
Mr. Stamatakis has sat on the Board of Directors of the Canadian Police Association (CPA) since 2003, and served as Vice-President of the organization since 2005 and acclaimed President for a second term in September 2014.
Calum Steele – ICPRA General Secretary
Calum Steele is the General Secretary of the Scottish Police Federation having been first elected to the role in June 2008.
Australia’s POLICE WEEK 2018