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* 1. How long have you been a police officer?

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* 3. Is any of your immediate family a law enforcement officer?

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* 4. Have you ever served in the military, either prior to, or during your service as a police officer?

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* 5. Have you experienced critical stress on the job?
(Critical stress is a strong emotional reaction that overwhelms your usually effective coping skills)

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* 6. Do you believe your stressful experiences as a police officer caused lingering or unresolved emotional issues?

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* 7. If Yes, has it led to any of the following: (Please check all that apply)

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* 8. Do you believe these behavioral health issues are a result of post-traumatic stress?

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* 9. Do you believe there is a stigma in law enforcement that creates a barrier to seeking help for emotional or behavioral health issues?

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* 10. If Yes, what concerns contribute to this stigma about seeking help? (Please check all that apply)

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* 11. If you have struggled with a troublesome reaction to a critical incident at work, how did you cope with it? (Please check all that apply)

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* 12. Are you aware of behavioral health services offered by your employer?

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* 13. Have you used your employer’s Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for emotional or mental health issues related to your job?

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* 14. If Yes, did you find the EAP services helpful in addressing these issues?

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* 15. Have you ever participated in a Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM) defusing?

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* 16. If Yes, did you find the Critical Incident Stress Management defusing(s) helpful?

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* 17. Have you ever sought help from a peer support service or from a fellow police officer?

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* 18. If Yes, did you find peer support helpful?

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* 19. Have you ever sought private counseling or therapy?

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* 20. If Yes, did you find private counseling or therapy helpful?

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* 21. Are there other behavioral health services or resources available to you?

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* 22. If Yes, please indicate which of the following are available to you:

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* 23. Did you find any of these additional services helpful?

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* 24. Do you believe there are adequate behavioral health services available to police officers?

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* 25. Do you believe there is adequate recognition that behavioral health support services for police officers are important or necessary?

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* 26. Did you receive behavioral health awareness education when you went to work as a police officer?

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* 27. Have you ever received training on your police department’s behavioral health services?

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* 28. Do you believe greater awareness about behavioral health and post-traumatic stress in law enforcement will lead to improved services to address these issues?

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* 29. Do you feel the public is aware of the effect that critical stress has on police officers?

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