Suicide by Cop Victims from Both Sides of the Badgeby Valencia, Rebecca A.
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Rebecca carefully pulls back the curtain to expose the raw emotions of police officers after having been forced to kill another human being. Likewise, Rebecca presents the stark reality faced by survivors who encounter the devastating "knock at the door." From the onset of the death notification through the cold reality of an autopsy report, we learn what it's like for survivors who are left with the overwhelming sorrow of realizing how someone they loved purposely chose to die at the hands of another.
As a police officer involved in three critical shooting incidents, I found this book to be of great value. I wish it had been available sooner. Hopefully, Rebecca's work will motivate the leadership within Police Departments to evaluate and develop appropriate protocols to help officers, survivors, and the community learn how to effectively work through such potentially devastating events.
As a law enforcement instructor, Rebecca has presented victim-contact training to thousands of police officers across the western United States receiving training certifications from both Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) and Standard and Training for Corrections (STC). She is a recipient of the Jefferson Award from the American Institute of Public Service and has also received award recognition from the National Organization for Victim Assistance.
Rebecca holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice from California State University, Sacramento and an undergraduate degree in Behavioral Sciences.
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