Stress and the police officer
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Published by C.C. Thomas in Springfield, Ill., U.S.A .
Written in English



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  • Police -- Job stress -- United States.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Katherine W. Ellison and John L. Genz.
ContributionsGenz, John L.
LC ClassificationsHV7936.J63 E4 1983
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 209 p. :
Number of Pages209
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3158808M
ISBN 100398048290
LC Control Number83000441

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