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Tag: Officer Alcohol Abuse
My Downward Spiral and Recovery
After I shot someone on duty, alcohol, drugs, and other self-destructive behaviors nearly killed me…then I sought help.
January 6, 2023
Oklahoma Officer Convicted of Murdering His Chief at Florida Conference
Officer Michael Nealey killed Chief Lucky Miller in their Hilton hotel room in Pensacola, Fla. They traveled to Florida for a law enforcement conference.
April 2, 2021
Family Will Get Disability Benefits in Ex-Phoenix Officer's PTSD Suicide
A police board on Wednesday approved disability benefits for the family of Craig Tiger, a former Phoenix officer whose suicide became a rallying cry for changes in how the department handles PTSD.
April 14, 2016
How Agencies Try to Prevent Officers from Driving Drunk
Some departments, such as the Los Angeles Police Department, in recent years have told officers convicted of drunk driving charges that they have to sign a contract promising to stay sober and seek professional help if they want to keep their job, according to a 2012 Police Executive Research Forum article.
April 7, 2015
Denver Chief Orders Review of Officer Alcohol Abuse
Amid a rash of officer arrests, Denver Police Chief Robert White has ordered a review of how his department handles reports of alcohol abuse among its nearly 1,400 officers.
June 12, 2014
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