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Findlay Police PTSD

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Veterans in combat zones see and experience some the most traumatic situations imaginable. Making that transitions from war back to home can be especially difficult. Lee Hammond a Marine Corps Veteran and now Findlay Police Officer says that when veterans first come home is the most crucial time to offer help.

County service director Nichole Coleman says police training is vital to catch the signs of PTSD in combat veterans so they know how to handle each situation.

Melody Powers, a veterans justice outreach coordinator says how law enforcement deals with newly returned veterans, can be the difference between  further issues or a path towards recovery. 


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