12/21/2011

Study: 40% of police have a sleep disorder

With sleep problems come ramifications for safety on the job

CBC News

Forty per cent of police officers have a sleep disorder, which could increase the risk of accidents or death, a new study suggests.

"A large proportion of police officers in our sample showed a positive sleep disorder screening result, which was associated with adverse health, safety, and performance outcomes," the authors wrote.

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