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Sickness reduction welcomed

The Isle of Man Constabulary says it has achieved a significant reduction in the numbers of staff and police officers on long-term sick leave.

In 2004 it was revealed that 18 employees were absent in the category, but Home Affairs Minister Martyn Quayle says that has been reduced to a single officer, who has a serious injury.

Mr Quayle (pictured) says great efforts have gone into improving the position, on individual and organisational levels:

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