In July 2019, the Officer Safety & Wellness Group expanded on discussions of methods of supporting emotional health and organizational wellness, focusing particularly on alcoholism, substance abuse, and coping strategies officers might use to help them deal with the stressors of the job. This document serves as an official summary of that meeting and seeks to provide readers with critical information, promising practices, and recommendations from law enforcement leaders and SMEs from across the nation.
Author: Kelly D. Bradley
Federal Sponsor Agency: COPS Office, BJA
Publication Date: March 2020