New Study Shows that the Most Overweight Workers in the US are Police

By John Vibes As we reported earlier this year, an FBI study recently revealed that roughly 80% of police officers are overweight. Now, a new study published this week by the American Journal of Preventive Medicine found that police officers also rank as the most overweight workers in the country.
However, this study differed on the percentage of officers who were obese. While the FBI study earlier this year suggested that 80% of officers were overweight, this more recent study said that the number was around 41%. Although, it is possible that the FBI was using more rigorous standards.
The recent study in the American …read more