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Woman Shot While Stabbing Her Therapist (Katherine Brazeau) | Body Cam | United States | 20180531

Compilation of CCTV surveillance and body camera footage of the fatal Officer involved shooting of Katherine Ann Brazeau. (Ms. Panda’s Den did not edit out any parts of the video.) (A link to the complete OCDA Report can be found below.) Location: Fullerton, Orange County, California, United States Date: May 31, 2018 Orange County District… Read More »

Interview with Police Officer, Chad Thomas, on the effects of PTSD

In this very personal interview, my dear friend and mentor, Chad Thomas, shares with you the story about what he’s experienced during his 19 years of police work and how it’s changed his life forever. Chad shares his struggle with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and how he’s turning a terribly difficult situation into inspiration to… Read More »

Deputy’s Vehicle Hit on Snowy Road Which Also Hit Him

Deputy Will Newsom was on the scene of a multi-vehicle accident on Interstate 90, west of Missoula. He was setting up flares near the incident to help direct traffic. While he was walking back to his patrol car, another driver passed and hit Newsom’s patrol car, which then hit him. Newsom’s undergone nearly two dozen… Read More »

Start the Conversation

A 2018 study concluded that more law enforcement officers and firefighters died by suicide in 2017 than all line-of-duty deaths combined. That same study found that public safety personnel are five times more likely to suffer symptoms of PTSD and depression than their civilian counterparts. GPSTC wants to help eliminate the stigma associated with mental… Read More »

Lifelines Documentary Series — Posttraumatic Stress

First Responders are routinely exposed to traumatic events in the course of their duties. In fact, at any given time, one in four First Responders is experiencing Posttraumatic Stress and if left untreated, they are at increased risk for long-term mental and physical health problems. However, with the support and care of family, friends and… Read More »

Latest US man held in solitary for 2 years without trial

A New Mexico man, who expects to suffer from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) for the rest of his life, was awarded $22 million last week after he was tossed in solitary confinement for two years and never given a trial, but he remembers very little of the ordeal, Raw Story reported. In August of… Read More »

Documentary 9/11 attacks & post-traumatic stress disorder

99/11 attacks lead to more study of post-traumatic stress disorder There are widespread symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder among those connected to the attacks. Mental-health professionals have a greater understanding of the disorder from studying them. Two women hold each other as they watch the World Trade Center burn on Sept…. (Ernesto Mora / Associated… Read More »