Provision of information held by Northumbria Police made under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (the 'Act')
As you may be aware the purpose of the Act is to allow a general right of access to information held at the time of a request, by a Public Authority (including the Police), subject to certain limitations and exemptions.
I would like to know how many of your police officers have had to go on sick leave due to mental health issues in the last 5 years, from November 2014 - November 2019?
I would like the information broken down yearly please. So for example 1 November 2014 - 31 October 2015, 1 November 2015 - 31 October 2016, 1 November 2016 to 31 October 2017 and so on. So I know how many police officers went on sick leave due to mental health reasons.
Following receipt of your request, searches were conducted with the People Services Department of Northumbria Police. I can confirm that the information you have requested is held by Northumbria Police.
I am able to disclose the located information to you as follows.
The data provided below is shown as at 01/11 – 31/10 for each respective year.
Year Officer Headcount