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AMU Edge is Coming Soon!

American Military University is pleased to announce the upcoming launch of AMU Edge—coming in early December 2020! AMU Edge will continue delivering insights and original content from public safety experts and expand to cover other mission-critical professionals serving our nation’s military, intelligence, homeland security, emergency management, and cyber communities.

CDC to Announce First Case of Wuhan Coronavirus Found in US

By David Hubler

The CDC reported the first case of the deadly Wuhan coronavirus in the US, which prompted an emergency meeting by the World Health Organization to determine how to manage the international outbreak. Learn more about why scientists are increasingly concerned about the spread of this virus. 

Police Week 2019: Fighting the Stigma of Police Suicide and Its Aftermath

By Wes O'Donnell

During Police Week 2019, officers gathered together for an emotionally charged tribute to the families of law enforcement officers lost to suicide. Learn how one organization is building awareness about suicide, taking steps to prevent it, and caring for families after a police suicide.

Are We Losing the War Against First Responder Suicides?

By Wes O’Donnell

Statistics show that first responder suicides are a national epidemic, but behind the numbers are countless more individuals who have lost a loved one. John Preston is one such individual who is committed to making a difference after losing his brother, a marine veteran and police officer, to suicide.

Protecting Against Cyberattacks: A Guide for Public Safety Leaders

Cyberattacks have the potential to cripple public safety departments and jeopardize first responders' ability to protect lives and property. Download this free digital magazine created to help public safety leaders navigate unavoidable issues related to cybersecurity.

Q&A: What to Know About Taking Medication

By Dr. Aaron Wilson

It's normal to have concerns about starting antidepressants and other medications, like if they are necessary and have potential side effects. Here are answers to many of the most common questions first responders have about taking medications.

Connecting With Faith to Achieve Balance

By Robert Michaels

Connecting or reconnecting with their faith has helped many officers find balance in their lives. One police officer turned chaplain shares his story and explains how focusing on your spiritual health can help combat stress.