Labour calls for review into police welfare as suicide figures revealed

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Sickness and absence at near record levels and hundreds of officers have committed suicide Labour have called for a review into police welfare as new analysis reveals that hundreds of officers have committed suicide. Research shows that sickness and absence are running at near record levels across forces in England and Wales, with 336 officers classified as having taken their own life since 2001. Three of the four highest totals of annual absence on record were also in the last three years. Continue reading... …

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