Police: Suicide

Home Office written question – answered on 12th July 2019.

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Photo of Esther McVey Esther McVey Conservative, Tatton

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many (a) serving and (b) retired police personnel have died by suicide in each year since 1997.

Photo of Nick Hurd Nick Hurd The Minister of State, Home Department

The Home Office does not centrally hold the information requested.

The Office for National Statistics publish data on suicide by occupation in England. The latest release can be found here:


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