Law Enforcement Safety
End the Stigma of Mental Health Help for Law Enforcement
Actions to prevent law enforcement suicides, specifically, is long overdue. As first responders, they experience different types of trauma daily. This type of trauma alone should be a warning sign to executives that mandating programs to encourage mental health checks, support groups, and other curricula should be a part of the department.
Law Enforcement Facing COVID19 in America
Over 3,200 officers have called in sick at the New York City Police Department. That number equals nearly nine percent of the total police force. Without testing and necessary protective gear, police are at risk for exposure themselves, but also risk spreading the virus to others, including their families, and other first responders.
Trauma | The Wounds Left on Officers We Don’t See
In the past several years the topic of officer suicide has crept into the public lexicon, and is starting to be treated as a serious topic that needs to be addressed. The problem is being addressed at literally the lowest possible starting point: statistics on officer suicide are massively skewed, as few agencies track officer suicide.