Completed petition Give Police Officers the Covid Vaccination as a priority.

Police officers are not on the priority list to receive the Covid-19 vaccination, even though they are in a high risk jobs.

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My son is a police officer who contracted Covid whilst arresting a member of the public. At present he has been off work for 4 weeks and is signed off until the end of December. He passed the virus to his heavily pregnant wife who ended up in the Covid ward in hospital. She had to have an emergency CS with the twins born a month early. Not only are police at high risk to themselves every day, they also risk their families. Additionally the loss of policing time is a great strain on the force when officers are off sick with Covid.

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This topic was debated on 3 March 2021

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The petition was debated by the Senedd in Plenary on 3 March 2021.