This article focuses on the accumulation of stress and adversity that public safety officer’s experience when carrying out their respective duties. We focus on providing strategies to help officers reduce the impact of danger, adversity, trauma, stress and confronting abnormal situations that may have a deleterious effect on the officer’s health and well-being.
Lumb, Richard C.; Breazeale, Ronald L.; Lumb, Paula J.; and Metz, Gary, "Public safety officer emotional health: addressing the silent killer" (2010). Health Science Faculty Publications. 4.
Originally printed in The Correctional Trainer, official publication of the International Association of Correctional Training Personnel (IACTP). Permission granted by the editor of The Correctional Trainer on April 25, 2012.