Police Support Team Breaks Down Mental Health Stigma

Mentalities at the Culpeper Town Police Department are changing. When officers had bad days in the past, they were told not to take their work home with them or even to, “Get over it.” However, no tools or resources were provided to help process the stress of what they had experienced. This cumulative trauma has […]

With Alaska Struggling To Hire, State Legislators Consider Revived Pension Plans For Public Employees

With the state of Alaska struggling to hire and retain employees amid the “Great Resignation,” state legislators are more earnestly considering new pension programs for state employees. Lawmakers abolished pensions for new employees in 2006 amid a multibillion-dollar shortfall in the pension fund, replacing them with a 401(k)-style retirement system. Proposals to reverse that decision have been […]