By Sharon M. Freeman Clevenger
This quantity is the logical follow-up to the army remedy guide: Living and Surviving in Harm’s Way. Sharon Freeman Clevenger, Laurence Miller, Bret Moore, and Arthur Freeman go back with this dynamic guide excellent for legislation enforcement enterprises drawn to the mental health and wellbeing in their officials. individuals contain legislation enforcement officials with various reviews, making this instruction manual available to readers from legislations enforcement backgrounds. This authoritative, accomplished, and demanding quantity at the mental points of police paintings is a needs to for an individual affiliated with legislation enforcement.
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If you hit him, he’s a coward. If he hits you, he’s a bully. A policeman must know everything—and not tell. He must know where all the sin is and not partake. A policeman must, from a single strand of hair, be able to describe the crime, the weapon and the criminal—and tell you where the criminal is hiding. But . . if he catches the criminal, he’s lucky; if he doesn’t, he’s a dunce. If he gets promoted, he has political pull; if he doesn’t, he’s a dullard. The policeman must chase a bum lead to a deadend, stake out ten nights to tag one witness who saw it happen— but refused to remember.
Another group, and growing number, of police officers within an agency have had combat experiences from military assignments in Iraq or Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF) and 31 S T E P H E N F. C U R R A N Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF). There are several intervals across the continuum when the psychologist may be asked to evaluate a police officer or police officer candidate who has had combat experiences. Having knowledge about areas of in-country battles, legal rulings under the Uniformed Services Employment and Re-employment Rights Act (USERRA), Veterans Administration (VA) Compensation and psychometric assessment of Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), and mental health conditions, such as post-traumatic stress (PTS), will be valuable.
Later, after the COE, the third reference letter is returned with negative and exclusionary information. Special Police Populations During the career of a psychologist consulting to public safety agencies, there are opportunities for assessments of officers who are not associated with issues of workability and/or fitness. Among examples are police officers under consideration for assignment to tactical units, crises (hostage) negotiators, child exploitation investigators, and undercover operations.
Behind the Badge: A Psychological Treatment Handbook for Law Enforcement Officers by Sharon M. Freeman Clevenger