I originally posted this article in mid-2019. Currently, there are a lot of very intelligent people working on / addressing the problem of police suicide. Just yesterday (6/12/19), the Chicago PD finished up a 2-day summit on the topic, which included over 100 mental health professionals from around the country. I wonder if they discussed … Continue reading Today, at the IACP Wellness Conference, William Barr stated that we have a moral obligation to support police wellness. I would argue that we also have a legal obligation.
One of the biggest threats to the lives of first responders is trying to live with the things they see people do to each other — Read on http://www.policeone.com/health-fitness/articles/texas-first-responders-say-they-wont-be-silent-when-co-workers-die-by-suicide-eQ4zv9b11oGNR4PG/
Silence and judgment can wreak havoc on an officer's mental wellness — Read on http://www.policeone.com/health-fitness/articles/protect-your-mental-health-stop-doing-these-5-things-qVzP0mxBf2xK3bUp/