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(Video) Overcoming Adversity and Preventing Suicide

Sgt. Steve Fish of the Racine (WI) Police Department discusses how he overcame adversity in his own life when he found himself in a bad place after he defeated cancer but saw both his parents pass away in a very short time span.

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Retired Chicago Officer Dies by Suicide

A retired Chicago police officer was found dead of a self-inflicted gunshot wound on Saturday, according to the Cook County Medical Examiner's office.

(Video) The Connection Between Mental, Emotional, and Physical Well-Being

POLICE Magazine Contributing Web Editor Doug Wyllie sits down with Sgt. Steve Fish of the Racine (WI) Police Department to discuss how working out and being in good shape can help your mind and soul as well.

NYPD Evaluating Its Mental Health Programs

The 22-question survey was sent out Thursday—one day after the ninth NYPD officer committed suicide this year. The survey was also circulated a week ago, police sources said.

Talking About Suicide

The only way to address law enforcement officers killing themselves is with frank and honest conversation.

Ohio Senate Pulls PTSD Treatment Coverage from Workers' Comp Budget

The Ohio State Senate on Thursday pulled language from a proposed budget that would allow for treatment of PTSD to be included for first responders' workers' compensation package.

University of Kentucky Police Welcome New Therapy K-9

The University of Kentucky Police Department recently welcomed into its ranks a new K-9 trained to help victims, witnesses, and responding officers deal with trauma.

NYPD Officer Dies By Suicide—the Fourth in a Month

The 53-year-old officer was a 24-year NYPD veteran who was on vacation at the time of his death.

Sacramento Police Dispatcher On Duty During Murder of Officer Adopts Therapy Dog

The dispatcher who was on the radio channel during the incident in which 26-year-old officer Tara O'Sullivan was ambushed and killed has adopted the therapy dog that was on loan from a local animal shelter.

How To Spot PTSD in Yourself

Know what to look for so you can seek help for PTSD when needed.