Title

A Crisis in Counseling: Questioning the Role of Crisis Counselors Within Police Departments

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

January 2014

Abstract

This essay highlights the author’s personal journey through suicide loss and the subsequent police investigation of her spouse’s death. Through a recounting of the loss itself, and details of the police interrogation and attempts at crisis counseling, the author demonstrates how current police protocol and crisis counseling initiatives may (re)victimize trauma survivors.

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