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Resources for Public Safety and First Responders

                                                                                                                                              

Safe Call Now

Confidential crisis line and resources for public safety employees:

http://safecallnow.org/

206-459-3020

Brochure: http://safecallnow.org/wp-content/uploads/SCN-Brochure-5-19-2014.pdf


Books for Law Enforcement Professionals:

Artwohl, A., & Christensen, L. W. (1997). Deadly Force Encounters: What Cops Need to Know
to Mentally And Physically Prepare for and Survive a Gunfight. Boulder, CO: Paladin Press.
Website:
http://www.alexisartwohl.com


Gilmartin, K. M. (2002). Emotional Survival For Law Enforcement. Tuscon, AZ: E-S Press.
Website:
http://www.emotionalsurvival.com/

Grossman, D. A. (1996). On Killing: The Psychological Cost of Learning to Kill in War and
Society. Boston, MA: Little, Brown and Company. Website:
http://www.killology.com/

Friedman, C. A. (2005). Spiritual Survival for Law Enforcement. Linden, NJ: Compass Books.
Website:
http://www.spiritualsurvivalbook.com

For Dispatchers:
Burau, C. (2007) Answering 911: Life in the Hot Seat. Borealis Books.

Additional websites:

http://www.firehero.org/

http://www.oregonfallenbadge.com/

http://policepsych.com/library.php
http://www.policeone.com/

http://www.trauma-pages.com/

Books/Websites for Family Members

Kirschman, E. (1997). I Love a Cop: What Police Families Need to Know. New York, NY:
Guilford Press.


Kirschman, E. (2004). I Love a Firefighter: What the Family Needs to Know. New York, NY:
Guilford Press.

http://www.policefamilies.com/

http://www.wivesbehindthebadge.org