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Sick leave accounts for 53 per cent of officers on long term absence

Latest Home Office figures also show that more than 5,000 officers are on restricted duties.

Sick leave accounts for 53 per cent of officers on long term absence

Date - 13th August 2020
By - Gary Mason
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As at 31 March 2020, there were 4,857 full-time equivalent (FTE) officers on long-term absence in the 43 forces in England and Wales. This accounted for 4% of all officers. Long-term absence is any absence that has lasted for more than 28 calendar...
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