TITLE

Law Enforcement Officers Benefit From 10-Hour Shifts

PUB. DATE
March 2012
SOURCE
National Institute of Justice Journal;Mar2012, Issue 269, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on a study by the Police Foundation which found that police officer working on 10-hour shifts got more sleep, had a better quality of life at work, and had not affected performance.
ACCESSION #
76131338

 

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