Stalked by fear, stress and exhaustion.

A whopping 23 percent showed a high likelihood that they suffered PTSD – about three times the rate of the general U.S. population. The statistics alarmed Colette Peters, the director of the Oregon Department of Corrections. In a statement to The Oregonian, she said her staffers play such a key role in the public safety system that she hopes to foster a culture of wellness,” wrote Oregonian journalist, Bryan Denson, who reported on a study on correctional officers wellness in OR.

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