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Would having clinical depression (mild) on my record hurt my chances of becoming a police officer?

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Dr. Neil Liebowitz
Psychiatry
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In brief: I don't think so

I have treated police officers and they continued to work.
Treatment should be confidential and is a sign of strength that someone sought help. I think that having depression gives a person more empathy towards other people's problems which is a good trait for a police officer.

In brief: I don't think so

I have treated police officers and they continued to work.
Treatment should be confidential and is a sign of strength that someone sought help. I think that having depression gives a person more empathy towards other people's problems which is a good trait for a police officer.
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