Tag: PTSD

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 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]