Chronic exposure to traumatic events such as deaths or violent crime scenes can lead to an increase in police officer suicides. Learn how to prevent officer suicides.
Working in corrections is stressful, but the causes of stress may be surprising. Learn why it’s critical to prioritize mental health for correctional officers.
Working in prisons during COVID-19 has been incredibly stressful. Learn from a 15-year officer about his experience and also how earning a MA in Intelligence Studies has helped his career.
First responders must understand the physiological events that occur in highly stressful situations so they know how to control or effectively mitigate them.
Recidivism rates remain high. Learn what needs to be done to provide offenders with opportunities and resources to help them successfully reintegrate into society.
Police are operating in a heightened state of hyper-vigilance, which has taken a toll on their physical and mental wellbeing and led to an exodus of officers leaving the profession. Learn about resources for officers and their families, including helping spouses and children facing rising anxiety and depression.
President Biden must develop a clemency program as a first step in starting meaningful criminal justice reform. Learn about a proposal to create a task force that includes DOJ attorneys tasked with reviewing files of qualified federal inmates.
Prisons and jails are continuing to face unprecedented challenges associated with the coronavirus pandemic. In addition to skyrocketing infection rates, the pandemic has also been blamed for unrest and escapes.