John Violanti

10:17am

Mon October 15, 2012
Health

Police face higher health risks: UBuffalo study

More than 460 Buffalo Police officers were interviewed for a new study examining the adverse health effects of working in law enforcement. Above, an abandoned Buffalo Police station.
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Due to the stressful nature of police work, law enforcement officers face higher risks of obesity, suicide, sleeplessness and cancer, according to a new study from a University at Buffalo professor who has a unique insight into the issue.

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