How to Start a Law Enforcement Family Support Group: Insights and Considerations

IACP 2019A crucial element of law enforcement mental health and wellness is officers’ and deputies’ ability to rely on their families for support. Those family members need care and support in turn, and other law enforcement families are among the best equipped to provide it. In this publication, the International Association of Chiefs of Police discusses the need for family support groups and some important things to consider when establishing one.