London 2012 Olympics: torch relay police officers 'to get counselling'
The Metropolitan Police admitted the group would receive support from “Occupational health specialists” before and after the 70-day relay.
Britain’s biggest police force also disclosed that they would be given psychological training on how to prepare themselves for being away from home.
Officials further admitted the group would also have access to career advisers to help them settle back into their day jobs after their two-month assignment was finished and would be offered counselling to help them “reintegrate”.
It is thought that taxpayers will fund the plans, which officials said was to ensure the “welfare” of 36 officers was “considered at every stage” ... Full article, Telegraph, 21/04/12.