Interview with police fighting 'forced' retirement

Nigel Rabbitts from the Devon and Cornwall Police Federation explains in full why Devon and Cornwall Police are being taken to a tribunal today. 136 former officers say they have been 'forced' to retire early as part of a budget-cutting policy.

Devon and Cornwall is one of five forces being sued by former employees. Today's tribunal in London will look at three test cases.


Police fight 'forced' retirement

Devon and Cornwall Police Federation is taking the police force to a tribunal today to challenge the 'compulsory' retirement of 136 officers after they had completed 30 years' service. The force is one of five being sued.