Read what people have to say about the support they’ve received from the Federation Team when facing difficult times in their lives.

Jess – In Post Support

Jess contacted the federation during a very difficult period of her life. She was diagnosed with depression, as well as the ongoing peri-menopausal state of the menopause. Jess was struggling to keep up with the increasing demands of complex and serious investigations her role demands, and was experiencing difficulties keeping up with complex file preparation […]

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Jen – Legal Representation and In Post Support

In December 2013 Jen was on duty, patrolling in a police vehicle during a seasonal Drink Drive campaign. Jen began pursuit of an uninsured vehicle. As she approached a two-way junction, a vehicle came out into the road directly ahead of her, the driver at the wheel hadn’t seen or heard her approach. She hit […]

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Helen – Critical Illness Support

Helen was diagnosed with breast cancer in November 2016. When she joined the police, Helen chose not to join the Group Insurance Scheme. As a young single woman, her focus wasn’t on how she might cope with a serious illness from a financial perspective. She says, “becoming a wife and mother changed my priorities and […]

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Jack – Low Mood and Anxiety

Jack describes himself as having a lot of resilience, and at times in his life, “feeling invincible”. He’s always held the belief that everything is going to be OK, and has never allowed himself to feel vulnerable in any work or life situation. Two years ago, he began experiencing signs of anxiety and low mood, […]

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Dave – Legal Representation and in Post Support

Early in 2017, Dave was involved in an incident where a member of the public suffered serious, initially believed to be, life threatening, injuries. This resulted in an immediate post incident procedure late at night, which developed into a long and very intrusive investigation for Dave. Having never been involved in such a procedure, and […]

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