Police Officer Stress: Sources and Solutions / Edition 1

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Overview

It can be said that those who analyze the present can easily make mistakes, but those who ignore the past can be swallowed so deep by stressful lives that even their loved ones abandon them.

This is an analysis of police officer stress, where it comes from and what to do about it. Two assumptions drive this work: current events in American history are changing police work forever and that officer stress is actually a symptom of an antiquated police organization that must be retooled to meet these challenges. This work explains both the officer’s and the organization’s contribution toward stress and makes practical recommendations towards resolution.

“This text is really a major step forward in a very important field”

- Nicholas Irons

County College of Morris, NJ

“This text may very well be the first ‘truly’ objective examination of the current keystones of policing”

- Roger Pennel

Central Missouri State University

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780131178816
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
  • Publication date: 3/28/2007
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 464
  • Sales rank: 1,078,097
  • Product dimensions: 6.85 (w) x 8.97 (h) x 1.18 (d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Assumptions, Theme and Flow

Chapter 2 Stress Defined

Chapter 3 Occupational Stressors and Consequences

Chapter 4 Police Organizations and Police Subculture

Chapter 5 Critical Incident Stressors, Debriefing, and Intervention

Chapter 6 General Work Stressors, Family Stressors, and Female Officers

Chapter 7 War on Crome and Paramilitary Model of Policing

Chapter 8 Terrorism and Street Cops

Chapter 9 Stress in Small-Town and Rural Policing

Chapter 10 Individual and Person-Centered Stress Initiatives

Chapter 11 Options and Obstacles of Person-Centered Stress Providers

Chapter 12 Change, Professionalism, and Hiring Process

Chapter 13 Organizational Issues

APPENDIX

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