Fighting police trauma: practical approaches to addressing psychological needs of officers - Papazoglou K, Tuttle BMQ.

Stress and trauma experienced by police officers in the line of duty can have negative impacts on officers' health and well-being. Psychological support is imperative to help officers maintain psychological well-being and to perform their duties efficientl...
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