Policing drama: high sick levels

Tom Constantine, the man charged with overseeing the implementation of the Patten proposals has expressed concerned over high levels of illness within the PSNI:

“Figures for September this year showed that regular officers were missing an average of 23.1 days each year.”

More detail from his overall summary here. John McGarry and Brendan O’Leary ask if Murphy has got his finely balanced proposition right.


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