The Chairman of the Police Federation Steve Williams will retire from the police service at the end of May following "a turbulent period" in the federation's history, the organisation has announced.
In a statement, Mr Williams said: “The Police Federation has faced a turbulent period in its history and there has been much criticism of our organisation and the way certain members behaved."
Mr Williams was instrumental in commissioning the Independent Review into the Police Federation in 2012, a decision welcomed by many from across the political landscape, in the wake of the Plebgate incident and after confidence in the organisation was severely tested.
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