Tag Archives: law enforcement

WisEye Morning Minute: Compensation Claims for PTSD by Police Officers and Fire Fighters

On December 10, the Senate Committee on Labor and Regulatory Reform held a public hearing on Senate Bill 511 relating to claims for compensation for post-traumatic stress disorder by police officers and fire fighters under the worker’s compensation law. Also known as the Public Safety PTSD Coverage Act, the bill aims to clarify conditions of… Read More »

Episode 1: Secondary PTSD: A Story of a Young Girl and Her Father (Julie Sands Author of War Dad)

Amazon best seller Julie Sands shares her story of how the return of her father from the Vietnam war changed her life forever. A story she recounts in “War Dad” that will both bring you to tears and uplift you at the same time. She shares the PIVOTAL changes she had to make to survive.… Read More »


First responders – EMTs, firefighters, and law enforcement – are exposed to stress and trauma as a regular part of their jobs. The impact of their work can lead to post-traumatic stress. Clinical approaches for their PTS, treating it as a disease or disorder, are not the answer. A full-spectrum approach is needed, including relief… Read More »

You're Somebody Else: PTSD, Mental Health Awareness l OdysseyAuthor

Mental health in law enforcement can be easily overlooked in the chaos of everything else. When you’re so focused on learning new tactics, laws, and technological advances, mental health can be pushed onto the back burner. Thankfully, many departments these days finally seem to be embracing the importance of it, but only at the priceless… Read More »

Police Suicide, PTSD, Cumulative Trauma and LEDS

I know longer videos are a tough sell, but if you can binge watch hours on Netflix, surely you can spare 50 minutes to change your perspective and increase your quality of life. This is for the police, their families, and anyone else interested in the REAL job of law enforcement. Ending police suicide starts… Read More »

How PTSD Affects Cops

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PTSD – Ending the Stigma Starts With Me

This is an article written by an anonymous police officer who has had multiple post-traumatic stress injuries as a result of his work in law enforcement. He encourages a change in the terminology associated with traumatic stress injuries and provides some references for help. Source: Youtube

PTSD – From a Police Perspective

I hate to ask for help, but if you are willing to give, please watch this video. It tells my story of how I underwent these events and came out without a physical scratch, but instead a mental scar. If you are willing to help please subscribe to my Patreon below… https://www.patreon.com/chasecurl Source: Youtube

PTSD A Conversation: Law Enforcement + Military

Thank you to Center Mass for hosting this conversation http://www.centermassinc.com Thank you to Chris from Freedom Fatigues for joining us! http://www.freedomfatigues.com For more information on the Call for Backup organization or to seek some support, reach out:: http://www.callforbackup.org Source: Youtube

Mesa Officer Discuss PTSD with ABC 15

More information can be found at the Mesa Police Association’s (MPA) website: www.mesampa.com PTSD is an ever-evolving issue that our police department and our members encounter often. Frankly, its discussion is moderately new amongst the law enforcement profession. The newest version of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (also known as DSM) is… Read More »

Police PTSD – Charlie's Story

Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) brings about changes in the brain that can lock-in emotional responses that inhibit joy and full participation in our relationships. This is the story of a police detective who participated in the capture and prosecution of Richard Ramirez, known in Los Angeles in 1985 as the “Night Stalker”, a serial killer… Read More »