Post-Incident Procedures (PIP) will begin in all situations following police contact that may have:
If the above criteria are not met, the Force should still consider the proportionate application of these procedures, where appropriate.
The College of Policing has produced a new policy for incidents involving death or serious injury (DSI) which is the guidance that all Post-Incident Managers (PIM) use when a PIP is enacted.
The benefits of effectives PIPs can make all the difference between ‘career death’ or keeping the job officers love. There are currently two PIM suites, one for firearms incidents and one for non-firearm incidents.
Gloucestershire Police Federation has supported a large number officers through the PIP process with a number of reps having been trained to the same level as the PIM.
If you are involved in a PIP you should consider the following:
The full procedure is detailed in the guidance but please be assured that the Federation will guide and support you throughout this process.