The present Criminal Injuries Compensation Scheme is governed by The Criminal Injuries Compensation Act 1995. Criminal injury means one or more injuries directly attributable to:
There is no specific definition for an ‘exceptional risk’ however the level of risk applied by the Authority is substantially higher for police officers than it is for general members of the public.
Contact the Police Federation Office for a CICA Application form. Return the completed form to the Federation Office and we will administer the claim on your behalf.
If the initial application is turned down we will seek appropriate Legal advice/representation for the ‘Review’ stage and final Appeal stage.