Officers suffering psychological stress

New statistics show the number of police officers on long-term sick leave for psychological reasons has increased by more than a third in the past five years.

Figures obtained by BBC Radio 5 Live under the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act show that, despite the police workforce shrinking, the number of staff and officers taking long-term leave has increased from 4,544 in 2010 to 6,129 in 2015.

The Police Federation of England and Wales (PFEW) has said it is not surprising the number has increased given the ever-increasing stresses officers face.

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From 1st January 2016 the 20 days’ statutory annual leave holiday pay will include the following additional qualifying payments and allowances:

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Believe in Blue - Celebrating British Policing

A new campaign to highlight why British policing is the best in the world has been launched.

Every day brings a new challenge for police officers, and recognition of the many roles they play will be highlighted in the new campaign.

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BedFed Magazine - March 2016

The latest BedFed magazine is now available to view online. 

Please follow the link below to view the magazine:

BedFed Magazine - March 2016

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