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Wellbeing week: Compassion fatigue is a critical issue for officers

Police forces are taking wellbeing seriously but only starting to understand burnout of officers in specific roles.

Custody officers registered higher exposure to emotional exhaustion

Custody officers registered higher exposure to emotional exhaustion

Date - 8th October 2019
By - Chris Smith
The complex demands being placed on officers raises the risk of burnout or compassion fatigue – and forces are still developing their responses research has shown. Earlier this year, the Police Federation’s annual Demand, Capacity and...
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