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The Silent Cop Killer | Obesity in Law Enforcement

Everyday we go to work risking our lives, not knowing if we will come home alive. Every shift we prepare ourselves to battle those moments of despair but when it comes to our daily health, we don’t care. As a police officer you are 25x more likely to die from a weight related cardiovascular disease then being killed in the line of duty. In 2014 the FBI did a study which found 8 out of 10 police officers were over weight and of those police officers 40 percent were obese, which deemed our profession the fastest profession in the country, not the least. As a police officer hearing those words I was equally astonished and appalled. You mean we go...

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