Sexual harassment of police staff a ‘serious problem’ – survey results show

Police staff working for forces in England and Wales are subject to high levels of sexual harassment, according to new research from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), Unison, and the University of Surrey. The survey, based on a survey of 1,776 police staff in England, Wales and Scotland, found 4% of police staff reported being pressurised into having sex with colleagues, or being told that sexual favours could result in preferential treatment (8%).

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