News tagged with police
Although police officers are at a high risk of experiencing traumatic events (TE) in their work, they are no more likely than the general population to suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). These are the findings ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 22, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
The topic of domestic abuse remains a controversial issue when it comes to determining punishment for battered women who use violence towards their partner. According to a recent study published in Psychology of Women Qu ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 12, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
(AP)—Twenty-three youths have died in the past nine days at initiation ceremonies that include circumcisions and survival tests, South African police said Friday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 17, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 4
Just as a uniform helps distinguish a soldier from a police officer, scientists use proteins that immune cells wear on their surfaces to determine their job in the body. T cells, for example, that display ...
Immunology Apr 26, 2013 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0
China said Friday it had busted a gang that produced and sold fake medicine -- some made of animal feed -- arresting 114 suspects and seizing more than 65 million counterfeit tablets.
Medications Nov 04, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- The daily psychological stresses that police officers experience in their work put them at significantly higher risk than the general population for a host of long-term physical and mental ...
Health Jul 10, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A study from the University of Granada based on police surveys indicates that in domestic violence crimes in which the woman kills her abuser, if she is more attractive she is perceived as guiltier.
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 09, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A new study shows that New Jersey's law requiring novice drivers to display a red decal on their license plates has prevented more than 1,600 crashes and helped police officers enforce regulations unique to new drivers. The ...
Health Oct 23, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Two Nigerian journalists and a cleric were granted bail on Thursday after being charged over a controversial radio programme on polio vaccines days before deadly attacks on polio clinics.
Other Feb 12, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
A police service is a public force empowered to enforce the law and to ensure public and social order through the legitimized use of force.
The term is most commonly associated with police services of a state that are authorized to exercise the police power of that state within a defined legal or territorial area of responsibility. The word comes via French Policier, from Latin politia ("civil administration"), from ancient Greek πόλις ("city").
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