NPCC - There are 640 more firearms officers protecting the public in England and Wales than this time last year.The increase is largely financed by a £143mil Home Office programme with forces paying for additional officers. The funding has resulted in an extra 41 Armed Response Vehicles (ARVs) on the road in England and Wales in any given 24 hours, ready to respond rapidly to major incidents including terrorist attacks. They are based in areas considered to be at greatest threat or with geographical challenges. The plan is to recruit around 1500 extra officers in total by the end of 2018 across the 43 Home Office forces – some of which will be highly specialised i...
PFOA assisted by offering counselling/coaching support to officer’s family. A respite break was granted to allow the officer and his family to get away and spend some valuable time together as a family unit.
The PFOA purchased a new cross trainer and have loaned this to the officer to enable him to remain active and hopefully return to Ops.
PFOA arranges support for the officers involved prior to the Inquest and after by way of a respite breaks and NLP Coaching or Counselling.