Speaking today at a national police conference, the Duke of Cambridge offered his assistance in helping the police and emergency services get the right support to help them cope with the pressures of the job.
The latest Police Federation Pay & Morale survey shows real concerns amongst officers about levels of mental health issues, stress and reduced morale. Chief constables outline our commitment to recognise the contribution of all officers by focusing on wellbeing.
With participation from all forces across England and Wales, police ran targeted operations against drink and drug driving throughout June in which 38,807 vehicles were stopped and 35,382 breath tests administered, 10 per cent of which were positive, failed, or refused.
Police are charged with maintaining order and keeping people safe. In fulfilling those duties, they will sometimes need to use force on behalf of the state to protect the public and themselves form harm.