Researchers to study police mental health

The psychological well-being of police will be scientifically analysed in an Australian first, with the aim of preventing post traumatic stress disorder. 

A three-year research project will survey NSW police and use their responses to conduct the first known analysis of how officers react in the face of adversity and what makes them resilient. 

NSW Police Force Commissioner Andrew Scipione said that officers were just like any other member of the community and also needed help. 

Read more at The Sydney Morning Herald.