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FBI: 80 percent of U.S. law enforcement officers are overweight

The cops and doughnuts stereotype may actually be true, as a new study from the FBI indicates that 80 percent of law enforcement officers in the U.S. are overweight. Police are also heavier on average than most Americans: While the U.S. leads the world in obesity, only two-thirds of the general population is overweight or obese, compared to law enforcement's 80 percent.

As a result, police officers are 25 times more likely to die from weight-related cardiovascular disease than from interaction with a criminal.