PFNDF logoWelcome to the Police Federation National Detectives' Forum web page.

The Police Federation National Detectives’ Forum (PFNDF) aims to support and progress the work of detective officers throughout England and Wales.

The Forum consists of an executive body with Chair, Martin Plummer, Cumbria - Vice Chair, Glyn Pattinson, Staffordshire – Secretary, Karen Stephens (INB), Hertfordshire - Deputy Secretary - Simon Steele, Sussex.

The incredible work of detectives and major investigations is showcased at our annual seminar and awards, now in its 12th year.  For information about PFNDF Awards please see the page under our Events section.  Read about this year’s seminar and award winners in our latest newsletter.

The latest results of our national detectives’ survey show a service in crisis, with 73% of officers saying that they were not able to provide the service victims needed most or all of the time.

Read more on our national survey headline findings.  Force level reports can be found in our survey hub.

Newsletters and Announcements


May 2017 newsletter (PDF version)

May 2017 newsletter (Flipbook version)

November 2017 newsletter (PDF version)

November 2017 newsletter (Flipbook version)


Sponsors and Further Information / Links      


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