Examining Police Officer Work Stress Using the Job Demands–Resources Model

@article{Frank2017ExaminingPO,
  title={Examining Police Officer Work Stress Using the Job Demands–Resources Model},
  author={James Frank and Eric G. Lambert and Hanif Qureshi},
  journal={Journal of Contemporary Criminal Justice},
  year={2017},
  volume={33},
  pages={348 - 367}
}
Policing has long been recognized as a stressful, emotionally trying, and sometimes dangerous occupation. Job stress is related to several harmful outcomes for officers, and ultimately police organizations. The present study empirically examined the applicability of the job demands–resources model to explain levels of work stress experienced by a sample of police officers in India. Survey data collected from 827 officers in the Indian state of Haryana were examined to determine the impact of… 

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