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studies suggest that levels of spirituality are grounded in mental and brain  functioning, and so could be systematically cultured to help officers deal  effectively with the toxic nature of police work. Study 1 This case study used an in-depth interview to identify potential themes  concerning spirituality and police work. The purpose of this study is to  generate hypotheses; to identify issues important to police officers with a  strong spiritual basis to their police work. -The eight questions were as follows: (1) When did you become a police  officer and why? (2) Tell me your spiritual history, starting with your  parents. (3) Please describe your spiritual practices. (4) Please tell me  about your work as a police officer. (5) Has your spirituality influenced your work as a law enforcement officer? (6) How have you changed as a police  officer? How has your spirituality helped? (7) How do you cope with the 
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