Officers sick leave (911A/23
1.How many officers took sick leave for depression, anxiety, stress or post-traumatic stress between April 2022 and March 2023.
By this, I mean where any of the term’s ‘depression’, ‘anxiety’ or ‘stress’ or ‘post-traumatic stress’ appear in the description of the officer’s illness.
Please note that these data should be interpreted with caution.
Every effort is made to ensure that the figures presented are accurate and complete. However, it is important to note that these data have been extracted from a number of data sources used by forces for police purposes. The detail collected to respond specifically to your request is subject to the inaccuracies inherent in any large scale recording system. As a consequence, care should be taken to ensure data collection processes and their inevitable limitations are taken into account when interpreting those data.
I can advise – 970 Officers took sick leave for depression, anxiety, stress or post-traumatic stress between April 2022 and March 2023.
The figures provided therefore are our best interpretation of relevance of data to your request, but you should be aware that the collation of figures for ad hoc requests may have limitations and this should be taken into account when those data are used.