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| Published: June 25, 2016

A Study of Occupational Stress and Job Satisfaction of Police Personnel of Gujarat State

Parmar Vishal Kumar P

M.Phil In Forensic Psychology, Institute Of Behvavioural Science, Gujarat Fornesic Sciences University, Gandhinagar, Gujarat Google Scholar More about the auther

, Aastha Dhingra

M.Phil Clinical Psychology, IInd Year Trainee, Amity University, Jaipur Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.062/20160303

DOI: 10.25215/0303.062

ABSTRACT

The present research was conducted in order to understand the occupational stress faced by the police personnel of Gujarat state and their levels of Job satisfaction with their lives. A total sample of 120 (60 males and 60 females) were taken for the study. Out of the 120 sample, 60 were armed and 60 were Unarmed Police Offices. Occupational Stress scale developed by A.K Shrivastava and A. P. Singh and Job Satisfaction scale developed by Singh and Sharma were used to gather data. The analysis of data was completed using t-test. The results of this study indicate that there is no significant difference in Occupational stress of Armed and Unarmed Police officers and similarly there is no significant difference in Occupational stress of Male and Female Police officers of both the groups. Moreover there is no significant difference in job satisfaction level of Armed and Unarmed Police officers. There is a significant difference in Job satisfaction level of Male and Female Police officers which indicates that Female police officers have higher levels of Job satisfaction than Male Police officers.

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

18.01.062/20160303

10.25215/0303.062

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Published in   Volume 03, Issue 3, April-June, 2016