International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 1, Issue 11, Part D (2015)
A Research on Workload Perception of the Police Officer; The Case Study of Erzurum Police Department in Turkey
Y. Furkan Sen
The aim of the present study is to investigate the perceived workload level of the police officer who work in TNPO (Turkish National Police Organization). This study was conducted by using the survey method in Erzurum Department of TNPO were asked to fill the questionnaire forms used for the study. Two types of data, namely the factual data (categorical data) and the data related to personal workload perception (numerical data) were gathered using the Individual workload perception scale developed by Cox et al. Individual workload perception level 5 levels; below normal (0-30 points), normal (reasonable) (31-60 points), above normal (61-90 points), heavy (91-120 points), and unmanageable (121-150 points). Study data were analyzed by using PASW 18 for Windows software package. Descriptive statistics was expressed as the number, percentage, and mean. Categorical variables were compared with the Chi-Square test. A "p" value of less than 0.05 was considered statistically significant. The study included a total of 336 subjects, with 298 (88.7%) subjects being male and 38 (11.3%) being female (Table I). The difference of workload perception between the occupational groups was significant.
How to cite this article:
Y. Furkan Sen. A Research on Workload Perception of the Police Officer; The Case Study of Erzurum Police Department in Turkey. Int J Appl Res 2015;1(11):241-244.