Research Poster

UK police officers are 12 times more likely to encounter physical assault, compared to all other occupations. Police face internal pressures, physical threat and exposure to disturbing events – physical and mental health related problems heavily impact police officer well-being. Policing is considered globally to be one of the more stressful, higher risk and dangerous occupations. Drawing from the Job Demand-Resources model, this study explored the relationships between risk dispositions, PsyCap and engagement.