Tag: PTSD

Joy to the World – Maybe Not So Much for Police, Fire and EMS Workers
EDITORIALS

Joy to the World – Maybe Not So Much for Police, Fire and EMS Workers

Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house, not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse… In reality, a lot of terrible […]

POLICE OFFICERS AT SCENE OF DOUBLE HOMICIDE (PHOTO JGJ)
POLICE USE OF FORCE

The Attack on Law Enforcement Rages On – Lack of Insight & Objectivity Alarming

The horrific lack of insight and objectivity in main stream media continues to go down an extremely dark rabbit hole. The attacks on Law Enforcement […]

PTSD > THE SILENT KILLER – “It Doesn’t Cure Itself”
EDITORIALS VICTIM'S CORNER

PTSD > THE SILENT KILLER – “It Doesn’t Cure Itself”

They call it the silent killer. Studies suggest ten percent (10%) of emergency responders (Police, Fire, Paramedics) suffer from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder or PTSD. The […]

RUSHING RIVER PROVINCIAL PARK (PHOTO JGJ)
LOCAL NEWS NATIONAL NEWS

OFF DUTY WPS OFFICER SAVES DROWNING MAN FROM BRINK OF DEATH

An off duty Winnipeg Police Officer is being credited with saving the life of a man on the brink of death last Wednesday. The story was published on […]

PTSD – The Silent Killer Exposed
EDITORIALS LOCAL NEWS

PTSD – The Silent Killer Exposed

The numbers are frightening. A 2012 study by psychiatric researches in Brazil estimated that, worldwide, ten percent (10%) of emergency responders (Police, Fire, Paramedics) suffer […]

RCMP CORP KEN BARKER
EDITORIALS

PTSD & LAW ENFORCEMENT – Emotional Trauma a Reality of the Job

The Ken Barker story is a must read for Police Officers or people considering a career in Law Enforcement. Barker’s story was eloquently told by Kevin […]

The Dark Side of Humanity – A View from the Inside
EDITORIALS LAW & ORDER LOCAL NEWS

The Dark Side of Humanity – A View from the Inside

It turns out I wasn’t the only one perplexed by a Court of Queen’s Bench Judge’s decision to acquit an offender in a  horrific domestic […]

MARTIN BOUCHARD (RCMP HANDOUT)
EDITORIALS

PTSD & Police Officer Suicide – Two Dirty Secrets

Police Officer suicide is a dark subject that many people prefer to avoid. The Martin Bouchard story brought back some painful memories for me. Martin […]