Indiana has 10th Most Overworked Police

the-10-states-with-the-most-overworked-police-officersBATESVILLE, Ind. — A new report published by SafeWise, places the state of Indiana at number 10 on the list of the Top 10 States with the most overworked Police Officers.

According to the report, as of 2014, there is one police officer for every 294 people in the state. In 2014 each police officer had to handle an average of 13.76 violent and property crimes.

There are nearly 12,000 officers in Indiana, and they had to share the load of 435,298 total crimes.

Everyone at WRBI would like to thank our officers, dispatchers, paramedics, EMT’s, and firefighters for everything they do to keep our communities safe.