Power: Police Officer Wellness, Ethics, and Resilience collectively presents the numerous psychic wounds experienced by peace officers in the line of duty, including compassion fatigue, moral injury, PTSD, operational stress injury, organizational and operational stress, and loss. Authors describe the negative repercussions of these psychic wounds in law enforcement decision-making, job performance, job satisfaction, and families. The book encompasses evidence-based strategies to assist law enforcement agencies in developing policy programs to promote wellness for their personnel. The evidence-based techniques presented allow officers to get a more tangible and better understanding of the techniques so that they apply those techniques when on and off-duty.
With forewords authored by Dr. John Violanti (Distinguished Police Research Professor) and�Dr. Tracie Keesee, Vice President of the Center of Policing Equity,�this book is an excellent resource for police professionals, police wellness coordinators, early career researchers, mental health professionals who provide services to law enforcement officers and their families, and graduate students in psychology, forensic psychology, and criminal justice.
- Platinum Award Winner 2019, Homeland Security Awards - American Security Today
- Provides reader with evidence-based strategies to promote officer wellness
- Covers compassion fatigue, moral injury, PTSD, operational stress, and more
- Written by established scholars and professionals from a law enforcement context