Resources for Public Safety and First Responders
Safe Call Now
Confidential crisis line and resources for public safety personnel:
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.
Gilmartin, K. M. (2002). Emotional Survival For Law Enforcement. Tuscon, AZ: E-S Press.
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.
Willis, D. (2014). Bulletproof Spirit: The First Responder's Essential Resource for Protecting and Healing Mind and Heart
Burau, C. (2007) Answering 911: Life in the Hot Seat. Borealis Books.
Books/Websites for Family Members
Kirschman, E. (1997). I Love a Cop: What Police Families Need to Know. New York, NY:
Kirschman, E. (2004). I Love a Firefighter: What the Family Needs to Know. New York, NY: