If you and your partner have kids, it’s important to think about how to communicate with them too. How much or how little you want to share with them about police work obviously needs to be tailored to their age, ability and understanding.
However, here are five general considerations to help you develop a communication style that works for everyone.
About OK family life
If you have a family member or close friend who works in the police, we’re here for you too. It’s a role that throws up unique challenges and this can have a wider impact on the wellbeing of families.
You’ll find more resources and support for families and friends in the OK family life section of our website.