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Police Stress 1 Police Stress Dana Dutch CJS 210 Axia College of University of Phoenix June 11, 2010
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Police Stress 2 Police officers are faced with stressful situations often during a routine tour of duty. Some of their stressful situation are answering a 911 call for a shooting in a neighborhood, one of their officers are down, burglary, and even a stakeout. Their bodies’ response to these stressful situations is good in that it prepares them for any emergency, but the stress response takes its toll on officers’ physical and mental states.(Wadsworth, 2005). If a police officer has family, that can affect the family as well with the stress. When you have family you're not only putting yourself at risk but your family. Your family worries about a police officer 24/7. When a officer has been shot they wonder if it's their husband, father, mother, wife, brother, sister and so on. They stress if they are they coming home safely or ending up dead in the line of duty. This is one of the most stressful jobs as a police officer. The meaning of stress is the body's reaction to internal or external stimuli that upsets the body's normal state. A stimulus that causes stress (stressor) can be physical, mental, or
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