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Failing the stress test?

Almost 10,000 officers signed off sick due to stress and mental health issues in 2019/20. Is this a sign that forces are getting better at identifying those who are struggling or evidence of an untapped epidemic? Police Oracle investigates.

Failing the stress test?

Date - 23rd September 2020
By - Claire Sweeting and Wendy Thomas
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Nearly 10,000 police officers have had to take time off due to stress, depression, anxiety and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in the past year, new figures reveal. The figure of 9,874 for the financial year 2019/20 could be even higher, as...
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