News tagged with police
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
Researchers with the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry designed a one-day training program for the Edmonton Police Service that resulted in officers being more likely to quickly identify mental health issues during a call, ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 18, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Professor of Psychology Matthew Nock is the author of a new paper, co-authored with other Harvard faculty, which examines suicidal thoughts and behaviors among adolescents. In a recent conversation with the ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
French police investigating a series of rapes in the southern city of Marseille are confounded after tracing DNA evidence to a set of twins but not knowing which one may be to blame.
Genetics Feb 10, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
(Medical Xpress)—Deaths related to a group of now-banned 'legal highs' rose sharply from 5 in 2009 to 43 in 2010, reveals a report on the latest UK drug death figures released today. While deaths involving ...
Addiction Nov 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 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
Domestic violence rates rose by an average of 30 percent each time England won or lost their games during the 2010 World Cup, but draws had little impact on the statistics.
Health Oct 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 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
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
Forget bad guys and gunfire: Being a police officer can be hazardous to your health in other ways.
Health Jul 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 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
Studies have found that police demonstrated considerable resilience to posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) compared to other disaster workers after the September 11, 2001 terrorist attack on the World Trade Center (WTC). ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jun 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- New research by a University of California, Riverside psychologist raises serious questions about eyewitness identification procedures that are being adopted by police departments across ...
Psychology & Psychiatry May 31, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Research by Columbia Business School's Modupe Akinola, Assistant Professor, Management, and Wendy Berry Mendes, Associate Professor, Sarlo/Ekman Endowed Chair of Emotion, University of California San Francisco in Behavioral ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A survey of police officers indicated that about 40 percent have a sleep disorder, which was associated with an increased risk of adverse health, safety and performance outcomes, according to a study in the December 21 issue ...
Sleep apnea Dec 20, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
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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