Cover: Safety and Health Protection Efforts in the Police Service

Safety and Health Protection Efforts in the Police Service

Published in: Police Chief, v. 78, no. 6, June 2011, p. 74-78

Posted on rand.org 2011

by Tom LaTourrette

This article reviews RAND Corporation research on police officer safety and health and provides some recommendations for improving police officer safety and health protection efforts.

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