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Podcast: Peer Support Builds Resiliency among Officers and Families

More than ever, officers must address mental health issues during their career and into retirement. In this episode, Wendy Hummell, a 24-year career officer and law enforcement spouse, talks about developing a robust peer support program and its role in building resilient law enforcement families. Also learn about other stress management tools including tactical breathing, yoga, mindfulness training, and more.

Why Every First Responder Department Should Have a Chaplain

By Rev. Peter Keady and Dr. Michael Pittaro

First responders need and deserve a properly trained chaplain embedded in their department who understands the unique stressors they face. Learn why chaplains must be preemptive and proactive, working to engage with personnel prior to critical incidents and providing first responders with empathetic support regarding their day-to-day stress.