Police Officers Mental Health: Reduced Motivation

PoliceOne and LSU did a survey of more than 3,000 officers to shed some light on police officers mental health following major events of 2016, like Ferguson and Dallas. Shown here is a line of police force focused off camera.
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In a survey about police officers mental health after major events like Ferguson, 45 percent reported reduced motivation and 51 percent enjoy work less.

PoliceOne and Louisiana State University’s 2017 “Policing in a Post-Ferguson Society” survey asked 3,346 sworn law enforcement professionals across all ranks and department sizes about the impact of major events like Ferguson and Dallas on their happiness and overall performance as law enforcers.

This infographic highlights some of the key findings in three critical areas: use of force, community relations and the police officers mental health impacts after such events:

Read the full story on PoliceOne’s police psychology survey results.

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