Police Federation Chairman, Corporal Arlene McBean, says while her members are open to alternative solutions from the government, rank and file members of the police force won’t retreat from their demand for a livable wage.

Corporal McBean was responding to Finance Minister, Dr Nigel Clarke.

Dr. Clarke told our news centre yesterday that the wage talks for rank and file members of the Constabulary have been dragged out due to unreasonable demands by the Police Federation.

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Corporal McBean says the Constabulary’s high attrition rate is partly due to low wages over the years. She says there’s need for new wages in keeping with the outlook of the new police service being proposed.

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The Police Federation Chairman also says the reduction in murders didn’t happen overnight.

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