Medical Retirement - 107/22

Date Responded 01 February 2022

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.

You asked:

1. a. Could you please provide me with the number of police officers who were medically retired in each of the following years, and
b How many of those retirements were related to mental health?
2017
2018
2019
2020
2021

 

In Response:

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.

Year

Number of officers

Medically Retired

Medical Retirements

Due To Mental Health

2017

12

3

2018

12

1

2019

7

2

2020

7

2

2021

6

1

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