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Covid “took a heavy toll on officers” over Christmas period.

Covid “took a heavy toll on officers” over Christmas period.

Mark Lindsay

Mark Lindsay

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Covid “took a heavy toll on officers” over Christmas period.

Over 20% of PSNI officers were off with Covid symptoms over the Christmas weekend, leaving many policing districts with just a skeleton staff to cover busy holiday shifts.

Mark Lindsay of the Police Federation said Covid “took a heavy toll on officers” over the festive period, with problems beginning the previous weekend.


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