Sunday, May 27, 2018

Peer support for police,fire,ambulance officers

http://foxsanantonio.com/news/local/peer-support-training-helps-save-lives-of-first-responders Melissa Graham, a psychologist with the San Antonio Police says the peer support training can help first responders fight their battles with a teammate, something they do on fire lines every day. "You pair a peer with a peer that’s been through a similar situation and they're more likely to talk

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Social workers to solely focus on child protection

http://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=12017241 An extra team of social workers to solely focus on child protection has been established to work alongside police in the eastern Bay of Plenty. While staff from the Ministry for Children and detectives have worked together in the same building in Whakatane for several years, the new team is the

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Police suicide callouts are increasing by about 9 per cent every year

https://www.stuff.co.nz/national/health/99735922/a-growing-emergency-why-are-cops-looking-after-mental-health-patients-in-crisis The statistics are clear. Police suicide callouts are increasing by about 9 per cent every year, while 111 calls for the next tier of mental distress rose by 77 per cent between 2009 and 2016. Canterbury experienced the lowest call increase, at 29 per cent, while in the Tasman region

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#Scottish #Paedophile #Caught #NewZealand #Police

https://www.thescottishsun.co.uk/news/987902/renfrew-paedophile-video-abuse-major-police-probe-new-zealand/ He was also found guilty of intentionally engaging in sexual activity in the presence of the young girl when she was aged between three and five. Sim was originally charged with raping the girl, but that charge was withdrawn by the Crown. Advocate depute Lisa Gillespie said: “There is no doubt that

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#Chechen #police #urging #parents #kill #gay #children

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/europe/chechnya-parents-kill-gay-sons-russia-region-government-chechen-leader-ramzan-kadyrov-a7714591.html?cmpid=facebook-post Chechen police are reportedly urging parents to kill their gay children, according to survivor testimony from one man held in a “gay torture camp” in the country. Authorities have been telling parents of gay men to “sort it out” or the state will intervene, the victim, who has not been identified,

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She insists she never gave him any reason to think she may be interested

http://www.stuff.co.nz/national/91589120/police-watchdog-investigating-sexual-harassment-complaint-against-northland-police-officer The woman claimed the officer later started calling her and visiting her house, where he touched and rubbed himself on her. The NZPCA summary said the matter was historic as the woman had been too scared to speak out until now. The woman's complaint was lodged with the Independent Police Conduct Authority

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Police Scotland – hijab will become part of its official uniform

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/police-scotland-hijab-official-uniform-muslim-women-islam-muslims-veil-a7207106.html?cmpid=facebook-post Police Scotland has announced that the hijab will become part of its official uniform as it aims to create a more diverse force. The force said they hope the move will “encourage women from Muslim communities, who may previously not have seen policing as a career option, to reconsider”. In the past,

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