Rookie Mistakes, Part 2 – Assembling Your Mental Armour

Rookie Mistakes, Part 2 – Assembling Your Mental Armour

Warning: this post contains details some may find distressing. Not all my confrontations were face-to-face. One of my earliest investigations was a road-rage incident. A man driving a delivery van got into a altercation with another motorist, who was driving a little black sports car. It was one of those pissy incidents that happen a [...]

Shots Fired – the Effects of Critical Incidents on Mental Health

Shots Fired – the Effects of Critical Incidents on Mental Health

Warning: this post contains details some may find distressing. There I was, sitting in the front passenger seat of the div van, senses tingling and yet so numb. I had been separated from the investigation going on around me, awaiting the instructions of the patrol senior sergeant who was attending. Critically, I replayed the incident [...]