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What do you consider to be the biggest challenge of working as a police officer during the summer?

As the mercury rises, conditions become dangerous for anyone working outdoors or living in a residence without air conditioning. Check out these 9 extreme heat safety tips for public safety personnel to help you keep cool when the days and nights warm up.

Higher crime rates

27 %

Heat-related health risks for officers

12 %

Increased traffic and tourism

11 %

More outdoor events requiring security

6 %

Difficulties in wearing heavy equipment in high temperatures

29 %

Longer working hours due to staff vacations

16 %