In light of the fallout from the Minneapolis incident, I believe that Personnel Data Mining Information (PDMI) is more important than ever! As a retired Asst. Chief of Police, I know the value of being proactive and/or mitigating the possibility of non-peaceful demonstrations. Minneapolis + Covid-19(Stress / Anxiety / Exhaustion) = Poor Performance (Mind / … Continue reading I Will Not Quit Trying to Make a Difference in the Lives of Officers and Communities!
An FOP survey found that 90% of officers believe there is still a stigma that prevents cops from seeking help for emotional or behavioral health issues — Read on http://www.policeone.com/health-fitness/articles/9-steps-to-creating-a-culture-that-supports-officer-mental-wellness-FIIpjMsmfjf0IWmO/
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.
Just like we have to work to care for our physical health, our mental health requires upkeep. Here are a few simple things you can do to stay well. — Read on http://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/erasing-stigma/202001/18-ways-build-mental-wellness