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.