Press Releases

The POA Prison Officers Trade Union sends solidarity to Diogenes Orjuela, president of CUT Colombia, following the threats made against him and other prominent political figures.

At 17.00hrs on Saturday 18th January 2020, prisoners at HMP Stocken rioted on Mike Wing.

The POA have condemned a vicious and cowardly attack on Prison Staff which took place at HMP Whitemoor on Thursday 9th January 2020. 

Representing over 30,000 Prison, Correctional and Secure Psychiatric Workers, the POA is the largest UK Union in this sector, able to trace its roots back more than 100 years.