Rookie officers and police need to be studied, researcher says

UIC study will focus on their stressful first year to help improve force

By Angela Rozas
Chicago Tribune

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CHICAGO — The life of a rookie police officer can be a tough one. After training for months, the officers are sent out to face stresses, dangers and a world unlike anything they've known before.

If they're second-, third- or fourth-generation officers, they could have even more expectations to live up to.
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