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Coronavirus (COVID-19): international policing responses - part 1 - during lockdown

Published: 27 Jul 2020

This review (part 1) considers international policing approaches and responses to policing the lockdown, up to the 7 May 2020.

53 page PDF

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53 page PDF

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Contents
Coronavirus (COVID-19): international policing responses - part 1 - during lockdown
Risk to Health

53 page PDF

1.1 MB

Risk to Health

  • In some countries there have been challenges around police officers receiving consistent and coherent guidance about what Personal protective equipment (PPE) to wear in what situations, and having sufficient PPE to do their jobs safely
  • There are concerns about adverse mental as well as physical health impacts on police officers, who have reportedly been repeatedly exposed to trauma when called to homes where people have died from COVID-19

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