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First Responders with Psychological Injuries Must Be Eligible for Workers’ Compensation, Pensions

By Dr. Chuck Russo and Dr. Stephanie Myers-Hunziker

Long-term PTSD can be career-ending for first responders. But unlike those with physical injuries, responders who seek disability pensions and workers' compensation based solely on psychological injuries face an uphill battle.

Improving Communication to Enable Agencies to Combat Terrorism

By Dr. Chuck Russo, D.C. Rand, and Dr. Jarrod Sadulski

Communication between all levels of law enforcement agencies is essential to counterterrorism efforts. Learn how fusion centers, joint terrorism task forces, and intelligence databases can help uncover terrorist threats.

Law Enforcement Agencies Should Create a Mental Health Agency Liaison Officer Position

By Dr. Chuck Russo, Jeremy Nikolow, and Carrie Courtney

Law enforcement often has trouble handling interactions with individuals with mental health issues. To remedy this and to help with media scrutiny, the designation of a mental health agency liaison officer can help tremendously.

Digital Forensics in Law Enforcement

An increasing number of criminals are conducting their activity online, and law enforcement officers need the skills to keep up. Watch this short video about how American Military University restructured its B.S. in Criminal Justice to focus on digital forensics.