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The Irving Police Department and Irving Fire Department combined forces to offer EMDR therapy, an employee health clinic, wellness incentives and much more
The most common victim-offender relationship involving homicide scene staging is an intimate partner relationship
Understanding community care, emergency aid and exigent circumstances will help officers make better legal and tactical decisions
Elmore County Sherriff’s Office Deputy Steven Earl Sims II, 43, was found in a cruiser after attending a training conference for most of the week
Sheriff Paul Blackman remembered Deputy Paul Robitaille as “a great employee with a great attitude” and vowed to assist Robitaille’s family and colleagues in coping with their sudden loss
Mental Health
Some counselors said they had received training only in talking to people experiencing suicidal thoughts and not how to deal with other mental health issues, such as anxiety attacks, substance intoxication and withdrawal and mood disorders
For you leaders out there: It’s imperative that valuing mental health is not just lip service
Fresno police worked to de-escalate the situation several times, but the man remained agitated, threatening to force officers to shoot him
As the project neared completion, the number of people who jumped fell from an annual average of 30 to 14, with the deaths in the spots where crews had not finished installing the barriers yet
“These are some of the most challenging calls we as law enforcement respond to,” said Chief Al Jones. “Officers go into these situations wanting to save lives”