|“America’s First Responders are tasked with dealing with work that is highly stressful, where one continually faces the effects of murder, violence, accidents, serious injury, and death. The day in, day out effects of these situations wreak havoc both personally and professionally on those who serve their communities. Work as a first responder is a combination of extreme boredom with incidents of mind-numbing terror.”
“Most officers work 50+ hours a week taking care of everyone else’s problems, and they rarely take the time to take care of their own. It’s time every officer looks at those who stand firm alongside of them and begin to take care of one another and ourselves.”
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