Tag Archives: police

Episode 9 – Jobs, PTSD, Ted Cruz and more

With Guests Bob Fairclough, Ron Fenton, and Yogi the assistance dog, in this massive episode of Tones Review, we discuss East Werribee, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Point Cook Rd and more, with Ted Cruz. To find support if you or a loved one needs mental health, the International Bipolar Association has a list of phone… Read More »

Governor Lamont Signs Law Proving PTSD Coverage for Police and Firefighters

Governor Ned Lamont, joined by first responders and state lawmakers, today held a bill signing ceremony at Engine 10 of the Waterbury Fire Department to commemorate the adoption of a state law that will provide workers’ compensation benefits to police officers, parole officers, and firefighters who have been diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder after witnessing… Read More »

3 things a detective knows about PTSD | The Drum

Former career detective Craig Semple saw the first signs of PTSD after one particular homicide. He now advocates for emergency service workers. For more from ABC News, click here: http://www.abc.net.au/news/ Subscribe to us on YouTube: http://ab.co/1svxLVE You can also like us on Facebook: http://facebook.com/abcnews.au Or follow us on Instagram: http://instagram.com/abcnews_au Or even on Twitter: http://twitter.com/abcnews… Read More »

Why one former cop is going to criminal court over compensation

Traumatised police officer takes criminal action after case manager EML dragged out workers’ compensation claim  A former police officer who suffered “horrific and graphic traumas” from being trapped in a crashed squad car has launched criminal action after being forced to wait more than a year for a workers’ compensation payout.    Julie Heise was… Read More »

Why one former cop is going to criminal court over compensation

Traumatised police officer takes criminal action after case manager EML dragged out workers’ compensation claim  A former police officer who suffered “horrific and graphic traumas” from being trapped in a crashed squad car has launched criminal action after being forced to wait more than a year for a workers’ compensation payout.    Julie Heise was… Read More »

Police PTSD: A personal story | ABC News

Michelle Schlitter holds the memory of her husband dear. A year ago, Bruce Cooper took his own life. Mr Cooper was a police officer for 20 years, first in NSW and then Queensland. He loved the job but also witnessed terrible things. He was medically retired in 2008, diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and… Read More »

Widow to launch landmark legal case over army veteran's PTSD-related suicide

Jo Jukes’ husband Lance Corporal Dave Jukes, 49, took his life in October last year after suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and acute depression after serving in Northern Ireland, Bosnia, Iraq and Afghanistan during his 25-year career. Speaking exclusively to ITV News, Mrs Jukes said she is set to bring her case against the… Read More »

NewLife K9s help veterans, first responders manage symptoms of PTSD

After retiring from the San Luis Obispo Police Department due to a neck injury, 14-year veteran Greg Gallo said he began experiencing flashbacks, nightmares, depression and intense anxiety. “I was isolating myself at home, and then isolating myself in another room from my family,” he said. “I was majorly suicidal.” On Wednesday, Gallo spoke about… Read More »

Police Brutality, PTSD and Paris Protests, Mandii and Weezsy Share Some Moments from Paris

This week the duo start with a catch up and Mandii shares her story about she almost got locked up abroad and further touches on how she refuses to be a ride or die in the streets along with possible PTSD because of the killings of black men to police violence. The kink of the… Read More »