Alarming Prevalence of Sleep Disorders in Police Officers affects Job Performance

Sleep complaints are known to cause difficulty with both sleep and daytime function, including occupational duties. This recent study specifically evaluated the previously unrecognized incidence of sleep issues in law enforcement personnel.

Over 40% of 5000 police officers reported at least one sleep disorder, with an astounding 80% suffering from sleep apnea. Subsequent consequences included adverse health, performance, and safety outcomes.