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Retired Mountie Kills Himself 6 Years After Responding to Bus Beheading

July 17, 2014
Tim McLean was stabbed, mutilated and beheaded by Vince Li, who was later found not criminally responsible because of mental illness.

PTSD a Workers' Comp Issue For New Jersey Police

May 27, 2014
Police officers in New Jersey are allowed to assert PTSD as a workers' compensation claim, but it is not that way in many states.

Ct. Public Employee PTSD Bill Clears Senate

March 20, 2014
In legislation approved 18-5 that next heads to the House floor and other committees, teachers, emergency medical personnel, state and local police, and firefighters would be able to file claims for mental-health counseling following post-traumatic stress diagnoses by board-certified psychiatrists or psychologists.

Military Vets Joining Law Enforcement

January 30, 2014

Men and women leaving active-duty military jobs would seem to be a perfect fit for police careers. But there are many obstacles in their way and hurdles they must overcome before pinning on their badges and joining the thin blue line.

Albuquerque SWAT Standoff Triggered by Former Marine Marksman

November 11, 2013
Albuquerque police said Jason Kerns, 37, fled the scene of a crash on southbound Interstate 25 north of the Big I in a Hummer sport-utility vehicle around 7:30 p.m. Friday, and a police officer pulled him over on the south-to-east flyover ramp a half-hour later.

DEA to Pay $4.1M to Student Left In Holding Cell

July 30, 2013
The Drug Enforcement Administration has agreed to pay $4.1 million to a college student mistakenly left in a holding cell for five days who had sued the agency.

Shots Fired: Carbondale, Illinois 01/29/2007

June 14, 2013

When Officer John Doogan and his partner arrived at the cottage house on Beveridge Street, all they knew was that it was a domestic call and that such calls took all shapes and forms. Neither officer knew just how out of control things had gotten before their arrival and how bad things were about to get.

Cops and Psychology

June 12, 2013

Cops should be most concerned about flaws in studies involving PTSD. Post-traumatic stress wasn't even recognized as a disorder until 1980, and then suddenly it was everywhere, caused by everything and happening to everyone.

Conn. Lawmakers Create Sandy Hook Responder Fund

March 7, 2013
A unified legislature on Wednesday established a special fund to help Newtown responders who suffered psychological issues related to the killing of 20 children and six adults at Sandy Hook Elementary School.

Police and PTSD

February 22, 2013

As time went by, not only was PTSD diagnosed of war veterans, but of others who'd suffered some damage to their psyche as the result of being exposed to a traumatic event. High on the list of professions associated with the condition are first responders, including fire, EMS, and law enforcement.

Newtown Responders Suffer from PTSD

January 29, 2013
At least one Newtown (Conn.) Police officer has been diagnosed with post-traumatic stress and several others report psychological effects from responding to the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School.

Video: ACLU and NAACP Want Fed Probe of Vegas OIS

December 15, 2011
The NAACP in Las Vegas and the ACLU of Nevada want seperate investigations into the shooting of an unarmed Gulf War veteran who had rammed patrol cars at an apartment complex.

Calif. Mass-Shooting Suspect Suffered from PTSD

October 13, 2011
Former tugboat crewman Scott Dekraai, 42, began suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) after a 2007 tugboat accident that crippled his leg. He has a history of mental illness, including bipolar disorder and mood swings.

Arizona Man Shot by Officer Struggled with PTSD

March 28, 2011
Glendale Police Sgt. April Arredondo, a 14-year veteran of the department, fatally shot Jeremiah Wilson Pulaski, 24, on Saturday. Pulaski had opened fire, while Sgt. Arredondo was parked with a 52-year-old civilian volunteer riding along.

Shots Fired: Anderson, South Carolina 04/07/2004

January 1, 2007

With six years of law enforcement experience, Officer Susanne Simonson-Mullis of the Anderson (S.C.) Police Department hardly considered herself a rookie, and she felt fortunate to have another patrol veteran, Officer Dusty Ashley, working with her on the same beat.

The Road to Wellness

November 1, 1996

What is wellness? Is it a myth or a goal. We have the ability to perceive and change our lives if we chose to do so. Personal wellness, there-fore, is an uniquely human prerogative.

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