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China’s police officers are burdened by stress amid heavy caseloads, low pay and the drudgery of having to respond to every request for assistance

1 week ago
Sky Canaves
study by two researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, found reports of careers "filled with uncertainty, hardship and feelings of powerlessness" among China's roughly 2 million police officers.
By Sky Canaves
Sky Canaves previously reported for The Wall Street Journal in Beijing and Hong Kong, where she covered media, culture, social issues, and legal affairs, and served as the founding editor and lead writer of the WSJ’s China Real Time site. Prior to becoming a journalist, Sky worked in the China corporate law practice of Baker & McKenzie, and she has also taught journalism and media law at the University of Hong Kong. She speaks Mandarin and has accumulated more than a decade's experience living, studying and working in China.