Author: Francis Dunham

My Experiences with Self-Care and the Power of Dogs

Criminal justice jobs are stressful for a number of reasons. Law enforcement personnel have to work long hours, often closer to eighty hours than to forty, and in many places, they have to experience violence and extreme trauma on a daily basis. Not only do police officers frequently get put in highly stressful situations, but […]

My Experiences with Self-Care

Many jobs are stressful.¬† That being said, I think that criminal justice jobs are especially stressful given how many hours of work are involved (quite often significantly more than 40) and given the types of things that cops have to witness and encounter in the course of their duties.¬† The police are rarely called in […]