Department of Justice Announces the Release of “Law Enforcement Officer Suicide: 2020 Report to Congress”

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Department of Justice’s Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS Office) today announced the release of “Law Enforcement Officer Suicide: 2020 Report to Congress.” The report is a result of a request from Congress, driven by the increase in suicides by current and former law enforcement officers, to review the availability … Continue reading Department of Justice Announces the Release of “Law Enforcement Officer Suicide: 2020 Report to Congress”

Suicide: The aspect that few people are willing to discuss.

Discussion Question: Should all police officer suicides fall into one category? Let me start by saying that anytime a police officer commits suicide, it is a tragedy. A tragedy for them, their family and anyone who knew him or her. Rarely does a day go by that I don’t think about and/or pray on how … Continue reading Suicide: The aspect that few people are willing to discuss.

One Second and the Tree of Yoga

When I teach a yoga/mindfulness class to First Responders / Military personnel, I love to discuss how practicing mindfulness can give you 1 second. In the civilian world, 1 second may not seem like a big deal, but in the First Responder / Military world, 1 second can be an eternity. It can mean the … Continue reading One Second and the Tree of Yoga

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