Below are a few headlines from the report.

More than one in five police officers are planning on quitting the police service, with 78 per cent highlighting poor government treatment as the influencing factor.  

22 per cent of respondents told us that they had an intention to resign from the police service either ‘within the next two years’ or ‘as soon as [they] can.

73 per cent said they would not recommend joining the police to others.   

The survey also found rates of physical and verbal abuse from the public are high and officers are not getting the equipment and support they need. Only 27 per cent of respondents reported having access to double crewing ‘at all times’

71 per cent said they did not feel valued within the police.

Three quarters (78 per cent) are ‘dissatisfied’ or ‘very dissatisfied’ with their overall remuneration (including basic pay and allowances). While 18 per cent reported never having enough money to cover their essentials. 

92 per cent of respondents feel they are not fairly paid given the stresses and strains of their job, up from 88 per cent in 2018. 

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