When you become a first responder you don’t know how you’ll react in a real situation until it happens. And for the most part, first responders do not get very much training to handle what they’ll experience, if any at all.
So that means that the great majority of first responders are not prepared for the things that will inevitably happen to them. Some make it through just fine. Some don’t.
Our guest on the podcast today experienced some traumatic events in her police career but it was an event on the 5th of April 2018 that pushed her out of policing and into her journey of healing.