Tag: Wisconsin

Out of the Darkness and Into Some Sneakers

  Suicide affects more than just the person involved. It affects the friends, family, and acquaintances of the person. It affects the rescue workers and morticians. It even affects people who did not know the person at all. However, there is something that can be done. The Out of the Darkness Walk is hosted by…
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May 14, 2018 0

Officers Are Civilians Too

  “We see dead bodies, we see abused children, [and] bad accidents” are just some of the tragedies Sergeant Adam Malcara of the City of Racine explained when describing what officers see on the job. Officers can encounter suicide both externally in their work and internally after the job. With law enforcement suicide rates being…
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May 8, 2018 0

The Peer Support Team at the City of Racine Police Department

911 – it’s what we dial during an emergency and first responders are present within a short period of time.  As members of the public, we can count on first responders to help us when we are in a crisis situation. But not often enough do we consider who those first responders turn to when…
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May 7, 2018 0