Don't miss your chance to register for the Hawaiian Islands INLETS! With a focus on violent crimes and terrorism trends, this training seminar will cover the most pressing issues facing law enforcement today. Find out more about the presenters and workshops that will be on offer.
By Leischen Stelter
One year ago, following unrest over the officer-involved shooting of Alton Sterling, three Baton Rouge officers were killed in an ambush shooting. The incident continues to weigh on current officers and the law enforcement agencies involved are still dealing with the aftermath. Read on to learn more about the lasting trauma and lessons learned.
By Dr. Allan Conkey
Many police officers are military veterans and many others have served in the Reserves or National Guard. While military experience can be beneficial to law enforcement, it's common for war-related combat to leave emotional scars on officers. Learn more about the issue and why PTSD is so prevalent in policing.
By Heather Lemke
First responders often face traumatic incidents and there may come a time when police officers, firefighters and EMTs need help themselves. If that time comes, it's crucial to find a mental health clinician with the expertise to provide specialized care. Here's what first responders should look for when selecting a clinician.
By Jinnie Chua
Concerned with deepening divisions between police and the public, two former partners decided to direct their skills to book writing. Find out how the cops-turned-authors hope their book will both educate and entertain readers while shedding light on the everyday lives of police officers.
By Dr. Jarrod Sadulski
Stress from police work can have severe consequences on an officer's mental and physical health. Here's how you can engage in off-duty activities to maintain a healthy, balanced life.
By Allison G. S. Knox
It's important for emergency managers to engage the public in emergency management preparations. Is kinesthetic learning, which utilizes a hands-on approach, the way forward?