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Techie1 + posted a topic in UK Policing NewsPolice officers took almost 40,000 days off work last year due to stress-related illness. The Scottish Police Federation say some members have taken their own lives because of pressures they faced at work. https://www.dailyrecord.co.uk/news/scottish-news/scots-cops-anxious-suicidal-stress-13530271.amp ”Kennedy said: “One officer had a manager try to serve discipline forms on him the day after he tried to take his own life.” Did the manager know he’d tried to take his own life? If so what a ...... 😡
Jeebs + posted a topic in UK Policing NewsBelfast Telegraph reporting that one 16th (413) of PSNI officers were sick due to mental health issues in a 12 month period. http://m.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/northern-ireland/mental-health-issues-sideline-413-psni-officers-sixteenth-of-total-force-took-time-off-because-of-stress-34329674.html From my experience, it's easy to get swamped in the PSNI. There aren't enough civvi staff to perform essential roles, investigations all fall to attending officers with a real reluctance for other departments to get involved (far worse than just the CID "not in my remit mate") and appauling
Chief Bakes posted a topic in UK Policing NewsThe number of days taken off work by Met police officers owing to stress-related illness has increased by 43% over the last five years, according to figures released by the London force. The number of resignations has also increased dramatically from 289 officers in 2009-10 to 506 in 2013-14, although the figures do not record the reasons for quitting. John Tully, chairman of the Metropolitan Police Federation (MPF), which represents rank and file officers, said the figures reflected the “human cost” of government cuts and increased workloads. The data showed “a workforce