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Law enforcement officers face many dangers throughout their lifetime On average a police officer is killed every 56 hours in this country Central Florida Police Stress Unit inc Yet police officers often pay another price that still destroys lives STRESS Stress is law enforcements hidden assailant Job stress among police officers often means divers- an annual rate nearly three times that of general population It often spells trouble with alcohol abuse Stress causes disruption of normal sleeping and eating patterns poor nutrition paranoia fear or as a last resort suicide It does not matter how the officers express themselves or how officers react to it they need help However the way most men grew up with an attitude that men are tough and though men shall not cry shall not display weaknesses shall no need affection or gentles or warmth shall be needed but not need shall touch but not to be touched shall be steel no flesh shall be inviolate in their manhood shall stand-aloneHorn J Critical Incidents for Law Enforcement These are the reasons many why police officers do not feel comfortable to go to psychologists for help They rather keep it to themselves which brings to the very terrible outcomes So police departments were looking for other ways to solve problem and one of them was peer support History of Peer Supporters In the very beginning the experiment was called peer counseling which began in the 1950s when the Boston Police Department modeled after the Alcoholics Anonymous 12-step program Fellow officers who were themselves recovering alcoholics helped officers in police departments New York City established an alcoholic program in 1966 The principle of these programs is to help officers to recover from alcoholism They tried to change these people to highly motivated people a more compassionate officer and a grateful parent or spouse However although the program helped individuals with various problems its primary was still alcoholism SGT Robin Klein PhD
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