Police Shootings: The Untold Story

MADISON, WISCONSIN (NBC 15) — A closer look at officer involved shootings. In Madison over the past decade, officers have been involved in fatal shootings on average once every two years. But this past year there were three shootings in just nine months. We report on each incident. But this is the untold story: an up close look at police shootings and the toll they take on the officers and the entire department.

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Fighting Stigma: Dialectical Behavior Therapy and Wellness for Law Enforcement Personnel

“[The WELL training program] offers education and skills training for law enforcement officers, including information on posttraumatic stress disorder, depression, and wellness.”

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Publications: Psychological Survival

Officer survival training within the law enforcement community tends to be thought of as the training and skills needed for the physical survival of officers who are confronted with situations that are likely to cause death or great bodily harm.

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Mental Stress Training Is Planned for U.S. Soldiers

A new Army program is intended to prevent problems like post-traumatic stress disorder and depression.

By BENEDICT CAREY for The New York Times
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