Read the articles on occupational health hazards for police officers located in the Resources for Topic 4 (Fatigue and on-duty injury among police officers: The BCOPS study, The necessary truths about police safety: insights into developing a culture of safety and wellness, and Prevalence and correlates of needle-stick injuries among active duty police officers in Tijuana, Mexico) In an essay of 1,000-1,250 words, address the following:
- What are some of the more prevalent safety concerns for police officers today?
- How do these hazards affect police officers both mentally and physically?
- What are some of the authors’ recommendations on how to minimize these risks?
Be sure to cite three to five relevant scholarly sources in support of your content. Use only sources found at the GCU Library, government websites or those provided in Resources.
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