By Wendy Hummell
When female officers express emotion or stress, it can often be dismissed on account of gender and this can take a toll on their mental health. Here a veteran female officer shares her advice on handling stress for the next generation of women starting out on the force.
By Wendy Hummell
There are some cases that never leave you and for retired detective Wendy Hummell, it was a homicide case she was assigned 17 years ago. Here she shares what she learned about processing trauma in her policing career.
By Leischen Stelter
Mental health is not a topic many firefighters talk about, but in this podcast a fire captain shares how he started the conversation in his firehouse. Hear about how he's built an informal peer-support program and why he fully endorses professional counseling.
By Chris Chiancone
It often seems like IT professionals speak their own language. To solve problems more quickly when they arise, a chief information officer provides insight on how an organization's employees can bridge the communication gap with their technology department.
By Eric W. Adams
Can pursuing a higher education degree alongside your regular job bolster your career? Find out how an AMU student is applying the principles and methodologies he learns in the classroom directly, and often immediately, to his work as an intelligence analyst.
By Kim Colegrove
Mental health stigma is at the core of why too many police officers do not get the help they need. Kim Colegrove was confronted with this devastating reality when her husband took his own life on Thanksgiving weekend in 2014. Since then, she's been on a journey to change how officers think, talk, and cope with mental health issues.