Written by a psychologist and law enforcement officers, thisbook provides an overview of stress sources of, physiology,how much is too much? Specific stress factors in lawenforcement, (hazards, supervision, testifying, post-shootingtrauma, undercover assignments, women in law enforcement,cultural diversity). The book closes with chapters oncontrolling stress (physical and psychological techniques,developing support systems the work-family connection,modifying stress through organizational development.
Covers the sources and physiology of stress in law enforcement; specific stress factors including shift work, hazards, emotional trauma, supervision, the public, court, undercover work, cultural and gender diversity, rural vs. urban departments, and the work-family stress connection; and controlling stress using physical and psychological methods, support systems, and the role of administration in reducing stress. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)