Title

Comparing Malta and USA police officers’ individual and organizational support on outcomes

Document Type

Article

Publication details

Farr-Wharton, B, Azzopardi, J, Brunetto, Y, Farr-Wharton, Herold, N & Shriberg, A 2016, 'Comparing Malta and USA police officers’ individual and organizational support on outcomes', Public Money & Management, vol. 36, no. 5, pp. 333-340.

Published version available from:

http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09540962.2016.1194078

Peer Reviewed

Peer-Reviewed

Abstract

This paper investigates the quality of support for police officers in the USA and Malta to use as protection against stress. The authors found a significantly different organizational work context for police officers doing the same tasks. Police officers in both countries would benefit from upskilling in psychological capital and police managers require upskilling in management training as a means of increasing support for police to reduce the impact of stress.