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Police Suicide: Epidemic in BlueIn this second edition of Police Suicide: Epidemic in Blue, the author brings together ‘old and new’ information on police suicide and he introduces some promising findings. In doing so, he clarifies some issues and provides a source of information for police officers, administrators, and academic researchers. In this lucidly written book of ten chapters, Doctor Violanti discusses the classical studies in suicide, the accuracy and validity of police suicide rates, probable precipitating factors …

On the Edge: Recent Perspectives on Police SuicideIn this book, the authors extend their academic research and knowledge on the subject to a national level. Two of the authors, who have personally dealt with the aftermath of suicide, add a realistic description of what it is like to be ‘on the edge.’ Andy O’Hara, who survived his near suicide and describes the feelings and pain he felt during that crisis period, and Teresa Tate, whose husband died by suicide, will add immeasurably to the understanding of this problem. Chapter One discusses poli…

Force Under Pressure: How Cops Live and Why They DieIn Force Under Pressure, Dr. Lawrence Blum, who has devoted his life’s work to the survival and wellness of “those who serve,” describes the sources of danger, injuries, and victory to police officers in a down-to-earth, readable style. Blum argues that there are missing “ingredients” in the training and socialization of police officers. These ingredients include techniques and tools to condition the officer’s decision-making and concentration during conditions of emergency; internal cont…

Dying for the Job: Police Work Exposure and Health by John M. Violanti (2014-02-18)In Force Under Pressure, Dr. Lawrence Blum, who has devoted his life’s work to the survival and wellness of “those who serve,” describes the sources of danger, injuries, and victory to police officers in a down-to-earth, readable style. Blum argues that there are missing “ingredients” in the training and socialization of police officers. These ingredients include techniques and tools to condition the officer’s decision-making and concentration during conditions of emergency; internal cont…

A Cop Doc's Guide to Public Safety Complex Trauma Syndrome: Using Five Police Personality Styles (Death, Value and Meaning Series)“Cop Doc’s Guide to Public Safety Complex Trauma Syndrome” is written in response to the need for an advanced, specialized guide for clinicians to operationally define, understand, and responsibly treat complex post-traumatic stress and grief syndromes in the context of the unique varieties of police personality styles. The book continues where Rudofossi’s first book, “Working with Traumatized Police Officer Patients”, left off. Theory is wed to practice and practice to effective interventions w…