Police want workers' comp for job stress

But some chiefs, municipal leaders fear benefits for PTSD would strain budgets

Posted: May 17, 2014 at 3:57 a.m.

Police unions across the U.S. are pushing for officers to be able to collect workers' compensation benefits if they have post-traumatic stress disorder, whether they got it from the general stress of police work or from responding to a deadly shooting rampage.

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