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Clark v Chief Constable of Essex Police - bulliying at work (police officer) - QBD 18.9.06

Mr Clark worked as a constable in the Essex Police Force from 1976 to 1999, when he stopped work suffering from shingles and depression. He retired on medical grounds on 27th January 2002. He has won a High Court personal injury claim against the Chief Constable alleging negligence and harassment, bullying and victimisation by senior officers, for which the Chief Constable becomes vicariously liable. General damages assessed at £18,000 (in accordance with JSB Guidelines relating to psychiatric damage, JSB Guidelines, lower half of the £10,500 to £30,000 "Moderately Severe" range).

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