Welcome to the Injury on Duty Pensioners Association.

"Supporting the rights of injured officers"

Have you been called for a review of your injury pension?

  • Know your rights

    Know your rights

    Have you been called for review and need to know what to do, and what your rights are? The first thing to do is not panic. It can be a very distressing time, even if you’ve been called to review before. Let’s firstly look at the mechanism, or legislation which... Read More »

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Latest Blogs…

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Abuse of Power

An abuse of any given power is a display of ...
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Chief Constable Kavanagh of Essex Police responds to IODPA

Following the recent announcement of Essex Police to start reviewing ...
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The talk of Essex

The world always makes the assumption that the exposure of ...
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Essex Questionnaire – The answer is NOT to answer

Here is the questionnaire as recently sent out by Essex ...
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Latest News…

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  • Employment and Support Allowance (‘ESA’) and injury pensions

    Employment and Support Allowance (‘ESA’) and injury pensions

    Reduction of Employment and Support Allowance (‘ESA’) from injury pensions finally gets put on to the statute books.     Our advice to our members remains the same. You will need to make an application to the DWP for ESA and also Industrial Injuries Disability Benefit (‘IIDB’), as both are... Read More »
  • “Round One” to Staffordshire Police

    “Round One” to Staffordshire Police

    Mr Justice KERR recently handed down a judgement in the case of BOSKOVIC v. Chief Constable of Staffordshire Police. The matter was heard in Manchester Administrative Court on the 31st October 2017. The claimant, now 42, left the employment of Staffordshire Police in 2002 with an ill health pension by... Read More »

Case Studies…

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  • Karen

    Karen

    Karen’s story On 23rd January 2004, at about 8.00 pm, Karen’s life changed forever. Karen, a police constable, aged just thirty eight, was attacked whilst attempting to arrest a male for robbery. The suspect resisted arrest; he fought with Karen, reigning several blows down on her head. The struggle continued... Read More »

Membership

  • Membership

    Membership

    Who can join? We offer membership to officers that have retired with an injury on duty pension, or are going through the process of ill health retirement and expect to receive an injury on duty pension at the conclusion of the process. We have members from every force in the country... Read More »

Legal Advice

  • Signpost to Legal Advice

    Signpost to Legal Advice

    We are a support based association with shared experiences that provides signposting and opinion and as such we do not give legal advice.  Support and information in facilitating you to deal with a frightening process is our strength and where IODPA cannot give legal advice, we can provide you with information... Read More »