'Police officers and staff death data'

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Dear City of London Police,

I am writing to you under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 to request the following information.

I would like to receive the following figures on police officer and staff deaths, with separate figures for police officers, PCSOs and police staff:

In each of the last five calendar years (2012-2016), how many police officers/PCSOs/staff employed by your force died (whether or not in the course of their duties)?
Of those, how many were recorded as having died by suicide each year?
Figures broken down by cause of death in each of the last five calendar years.

I would like to receive this information in an electronic format, via email.

On receiving this email, please send a response acknowledging that you have received it and will respond within 20 working days, as stipulated by the Act.

If you have any queries please don’t hesitate to contact me.

Yours faithfully,

Carlotta Dotto
The Times

Birchall Ian, City of London Police

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03 January 2018
 

Dear Ms Dotto,

 

REQUEST FOR INFORMATION REF:  COL/17/1208

 

I write in connection with your request for information dated 06^th
December 2017 in which you seek access to the following information:

 

In each of the last five calendar years (2012-2016), how many police
officers/PCSOs/staff employed by your force died (whether or not in the
course of their duties)?

Of those, how many were recorded as having died by suicide each year?

Figures broken down by cause of death in each of the last five calendar
years.

 

I can inform you that the city of London Police does hold some information
regarding your request

 

Please find our answer below.

 

2012 - 0

2013 - 1

2014 - 0

2015 - 1

2016 - 1

2017 - 0

 

None of these deaths were as a result of suicide, we do not hold the
information on cause of death.

 

Should you have any further questions regarding your request, please
contact me via e-mail, letter or telephone, quoting the reference number
above.

 

Yours sincerely

 

Ian Birchall

 

PC Ian Birchall

Information Access Officer
Intelligence and Information Directorate
City of London Police | 182 Bishopsgate | London EC2M 4NP
Email: [3]Ian.Birchall@cityoflondon.police

[4]640292816@31102012-2f18

 

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