Dear Dyfed Powys Police,

Could you please provide copies of your policy and procedure for recording psychological injuries on duty for (i) police officers (ii) police staff for the years 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018?

Yours faithfully,

Mark Botham

FOI, Heddlu Dyfed-Powys

2 Atodiad


Dear Mr Botham,


Reference No: 909/2019


I write in connection with your request for information dated and received
in the Freedom of Information Unit at Dyfed-Powys Police on 16/10/2019
regarding policies for the recording of psychological injuries.


This request has been handled under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.


Your request has now been considered and firstly I am obliged under S (1)
(a) of The Freedom of Information Act 2000 to tell you whether the
information is held by the force.


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been established that there is no information held by Dyfed-Powys Police
in relation to your request but some information has been provided under
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Yours sincerely


G. Matthews


Swyddog Rhyddid Gwybodaeth - Freedom of Information Officer

Uned Rhyddid Gwybodaeth - Freedom of Information Unit

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ydych o fewn Sir Gaerfyrddin, Ceredigion, Sir Benfro neu Bowys a bod
arnoch angen ein cymorth, rydym eisiau clywed gennych - mae gofalu
amdanoch yn bwysig i ni.

*Troseddau fesul pob poblogaeth o 1,000

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vulnerable. We work closely with others to tackle behaviour which
undermines strong, cohesive communities and, are proud to serve the safest
towns and villages across England and Wales*. If you are within
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