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Essex Police employs more women as police officers than ever before. 
Essex Police now employs more women as police officers than ever before, according to new figures released in the force’s annual gender pay gap report.

The number of women employed in leadership and police staff roles at Essex Police has also increased as the force continues to strive hard to represent all the communities we serve.

Between 31 March 2022 and 31 March 2023, the reporting period covered by the latest Gender Pay Gap Report, the number of women who are Essex Police officers increased from 1,311 to 1,418.

More than 43 per cent of all officers recently recruited to Essex Police were women.

The force’s recruitment efforts have also led to an increase in women working in essential police staff positions, where numbers have grown from 1,602 to 1,662.

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Fire Service celebrates outstanding achievements of its people
Essex County Fire and Rescue Service has honoured the remarkable dedication and achievements of its staff during an awards event.

With over 140 nominations received across the Service, the People Awards celebrated excellence, teamwork, and commitment to public safety.

The event took place at the JobServe Community Stadium in Colchester on Monday 15 April.

This ceremony gave colleagues the chance to recognise the outstanding contributions of individuals and teams from all areas of Essex County Fire and Rescue Service. From the bravery and resilience of firefighters to the invaluable support provided by colleagues in various roles, each nominee has played an essential part in making Essex a safer place to live, work, and travel.

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