police


Counselling for officers should do more to prevent mental health issues, says former prison officer

In 2019, almost 2,000 prison officers took absences from work in England and Wales, as a result of their mental health and pressures from work. Read More

Supporting the mental health of child sexual abuse investigators

Over the past few years there has been a growing discussion around mental health in law enforcement, primarily focused on the need for law enforcement to be trained to better deal with and support members of the public with mental health issues – but what about training others to better support the police with their own mental health? Read More

PTSD is a common disorder amongst police officers

Research shows that there is a high number of PTSD in police force, but many officers may not know they are suffering from the disorder. Read More

Gloucestershire police to get body cameras

Gloucestershire Constabulary said all frontline officers will be wearing REVEAL body cameras by the end of April. Read More

Police officers facing extreme stress as austerity cuts bite

Police forces are on their 'knees and facing extinction' as officers face extreme stress, the Police Federation has warned. Read More

New York police recall body cameras after explosion

In a statement, the police department said a Vievu model LE-5 body-worn camera worn by an officer exploded during a late-night tour on Sunday evening. Read More

Police chiefs pledge to ‘root out’ sexual harassment

The National Police Chiefs’ Council (NPCC) has promised to act over high levels of sexual harassment among staff after a new report revealed the scale of the issue. Read More

Cheshire police officers to receive body camera training

All frontline police officers in Cheshire are to be trained on how to use the force’s new body-worn video (BWV) cameras. Read More

Is fatigue the greatest threat to UK policing?

At first glance the threat of fatigue to policing may seem like an extraordinary assertion. Surely UK policing (and other police forces around the world) have much bigger issues to worry about, no? Read More

Police Federation warns ‘more needs to be done’ on welfare

The Police Federation has warned 'more needs to be done sooner' to improve police welfare, after the Government launched a new shared wellbeing goal. Read More



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