Working with the British Transport Police

June 4, 2019 11:45 am Published by

The British Transport Police’s (BTP’s) dedicated Suicide Prevention and Mental Health Unit (SPMHU)sees officers and civilians working alongside industry colleagues to reduce the risk of suicide on the network through intelligence gathering, data sharing and the ‘tasking’ of BTP officers.

The suicide prevention hotline number should be used where there is immediate concern that a person is intending to take their own life on the rail network – this number will be answered by emergency controllers who can arrange immediate police deployment.

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