Dorset Police Federation
The Dorset Police Federation, a branch of the Police Federation of England & Wales, is the staff association representing the rank and file officers within Dorset Police. Established by the Police Act 1919 its purpose is to represent officers, up to and including the rank of Chief Inspector, in all matters affecting their welfare and efficiency. Run by serving police officers for serving police officers it is completely independent with no political affiliation or association with outside bodies. Barred from all forms of political and industrial action, the Federation represents, influences, and informs to improve the pay and working conditions of its members, to enhance the efficiency of Dorset Police, and thereby to safeguard the community of Dorset.