Year: 1997 Source: New York, NY: The Guilford Press, 1997. 292p. SIEC No: 19971410

Policing has long been recognized as a stressful profession. This stress & the resulting problems affect not only police officers but also their families. From organizational factors & traumatic incidents to emotional issues & special circumstances, the author discusses a wide range of concerns. Various types of emotional extremes that can occur, like domestic abuse, alcoholism, & suicide are discussed in part 2 of the book. Real-life examples are used as illustration.