An effort to provide worker’s compensation for first responders struggling with their mental health was revived in the Senate after a similar one stalled in the House.
A bill to provide worker’s compensation for first responders with PTSD has been held up in committee.
The governor and speaker said Georgia’s first responders have weathered tremendous hardships in the last 18 months dealing with the coronavirus pandemic and a loss of respect for law enforcement that accompanied the national “defund the police” movement sparked by some street protesters last summer.
San Francisco will soon launch the nation's largest experiment that diverts most nonviolent mental health and behavioral crisis calls away from police and to specially trained mobile units.
The bill, signed into law on Monday, came after reports surfaced of gruesome photos being shared of the helicopter crash site that killed Bryant and others.
Civil rights groups want Gov. Brian Kemp to veto a bill that establishes penalties for anyone who commits a crime against first responders, including...
The Georgia 2018 legislative session recently legalized the use of cannabis oil for treatment of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. PTSD affects about 31...