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Police Suicide

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This week on Behind the Blue Curtain we’re going to talk about Police Suicide.  Our Guest will be Dr. Olivia Johnson.  If you would like to chime in, the call in number is (646) 716-4621.  Please be mindful of your background noise. Copyright Disclaimer under Section 107 of the copyright act 1976, allowance is made for fair use for purposes such as criticism, comment, news reporting, scholarship, and research. Fair use is a use permitted by copyright statute that might otherwise be infringing. Non-profit, educational, or personal use tips the balance in favor of fair use.Dr. Olivia Johnson holds a master’s in Criminology and Criminal Justice from the University of Missouri, St. Louis and a doctorate in Organizational Leadership Management from the University of Phoenix, School of Advanced Studies. As the founder of the Blue Wall Institute (www.BW-Institute.com) she trains, conducts need assessments, and consults with first responders, families, and agency administrators on wellness, suicide awareness and prevention, leadership issues, etc. Dr. Johnson is a veteran of the United States Air Force and former police officer. Dr. Johnson is a leading subject expert on police officer suicide and founded the National Law Enforcement Suicide Mortality Database (www.NLESMD.com) where she tracks over 50 datapoints on cases of completed suicide of law enforcement and corrections officers. Dr. Johnson previously spoke on officer wellness and resilience for the Bureau of Justice VALOR Program, was on the Advisory Board for VALOR regarding curriculum review for de-escalation training and techniques and was a lead instructor and Program Advisor for the SAFLEO Program. Correspondence can be sent to: olivia@bw-institute.com

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