Officer Sick Leave (566A/22)
- How many officers took sick leave for depression, anxiety, stress or post-traumatic stress between April 2021 and March 2022. By this, I mean where any of the terms ‘depression’, ‘anxiety’ or ‘stress’ or ‘post-traumatic stress’ appear in the description of the officer’s illness.
There were 888 officers that took sick leave for the reasons specified between April 2021 and March 2022.
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