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Overcoming Post-Traumatic Stress Using Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Have you heard of cognitive behavioral therapy? With the guidance of a mental health specialist, this structured form of therapy can be particularly beneficial for first responders dealing with the effects of trauma.

React Without Reaction: What Officers Should Do When Being Recorded

Even for the majority of officers who are trying to do their job in a professional manner, finding themselves being recorded can be unnerving. This is what officers should and shouldn't do if a member of the public is recording their actions.

How CrossFit Helps First Responders Improve Their Physical Health

With a combination of cross-training and fitness, CrossFit training is a challenging and rewarding way to stay in shape. Learn why it's a great option for police officers and other first responders.

Flu Season and Pandemic Planning: Ethical Approaches to Epidemic Response

In the midst of an influenza epidemic growing in severity, how can healthcare providers make ethical decisions about prioritizing care and protecting public health? Planning and collaboration is essential to prevent distrust when actions are carried out.

How to Stop a Terrorist: Identifying Extremist Activity and Behavior

To prevent terrorist attacks, law enforcement and intelligence professionals must be able to identify signs of radicalization and pre-attack actions. Here's what to look out for and where to find the most up-to-date counterterrorism training.

Keeping Justice in Perspective: Rethinking Codes of Ethics

By Scot DuFour

In 1982, an innocent man was convicted of murder because two lawyers decided not to reveal the identity of the real killer. Learn more about the shocking case and why the lawyers maintained that they were simply adhering to a specific code of ethics.

How Police Departments Can Help Officers Cope with Stress and Trauma

By Dr. Jarrod Sadulski

By adopting a few simple programs and practices, police departments can make a significant difference in their officers' ability to cope with stress and trauma. Here are five ways police departments and supervisors can do their part to support officers.