LPD training officers to deal with trauma-affected veterans - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

LPD training officers to deal with trauma-affected veterans

(Source: LPD) (Source: LPD)
LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) -

The Lubbock Police Department held their first training course on how to deal with trauma-affected veterans on Thursday.

The goal of the the course is to help law enforcement officers better understand the impact of military-related trauma. It aims to appropriately identify and respond to any incidents involving trauma-affected veterans.

The Lubbock Police Department is the first agency implement the program in their in-service training for officers.

LPD says they are one of the first departments in Texas to have this as a regular course in the academy for new recruits.

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