Half of superintendents in England and Wales show signs of anxiety, as forces rely on fewer officers working longer hours

Police are facing a “perfect storm” of staff cuts, new threats and a rise in crime, with many now feeling overworked and showing symptoms of mental ill health, according to a senior officer.

Ch Supt Gavin Thomas, the president of the Police Superintendents Association of England and Wales, said a confluence of pressures was leaving forces reliant on fewer officers working longer hours.

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