The Police Dependants Trust have published the results of their research into the support that’s available when officers and staff suffer an injury on duty, along with a brand new film about their work.
Read the research reports: The research from the Police Dependent’s Trust exposes the scale of ‘invisible injuries’ in the police service, revealing that mental health illnesses are twice as likely to force officers and staff to take significant time off work than physical injuries. You can read a summary of the research reports or download the full serving officers/staff research report and former officers report.
Watch the new film: Featuring stories from two of the thousands of families we have helped, the short film highlights the range of support available to officers and their loved ones. Watch the film now.
Talk to your colleagues: If you know someone who has suffered a physical or psychological injury on duty, encourage them to register with The Police Dependent’s Trust whether they need help now or not. It’s a simple process that takes just minutes but one which enables us to provide support swiftly when it’s needed most.
Further details can be found by visiting the Police Dependant's Trust website .