Officer Wellness

  • Continue funding of the First Responder Mental Health Grant Program coordinated from the Office of the Governor, Public Safety Office to include eligibility for non-profit organizations.
  • Incentivize and promote departments to initiate proactive programs like the Dallas PD Checkpoints in which personnel follow up with those who have responded to traumatic incidents.
  • Eliminate stigma and cultural impediments related to officers asking for help.
  • Encourage counseling for first responders and families through non-profit organizations.