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Karen Solomon is the creator of 1stHelp- www.1sthelp.net. She is an author and the wife of a Police Officer for over 15 years. After speaking with hundreds of officers around the country, she realized that many officers didn’t know where to look for assistance. 1stHelp is the starting point. Karen is the author of 'Hearts Beneath the Badge' and 'The Price They Pay' of which the proceeds are being donated to law enforcement charities. Karen is a member of ILEETA (International Law Enforcement Educators and Trainers Association), International Public Safety Association and the Public Safety Writers Association.

Police Suicide #41

Emma lost Steve long before he physically died, it’s one of the things she struggles with daily.

Police Suicide: The Untold Stories – Part 2

This column continues the conversation about law enforcement suicide – and the story of three officers whose lives intersected for less than hour but were changed forever.

Police Suicide: The Untold Stories

While we have generally reliable data each year on the numbers of Americans who have died by their own hand, the ability to identify those suicides that occurred among first responders are not readily identified as a subset of all suicides

2016 Police Suicide: Collecting Data Is Easy….

Not surprisingly, the method of death for 92% of the suicides was gunfire.

On The Beat: Emotional Survival

In this episode of 'On The Beat' we talk to Karen Solomon on emotional issues affecting law enforcement.

10 Reasons You Should Hate Cops

To help everyone out, I’ve come up with a pretty valid list of reasons why you shouldn’t care about honoring police officers.

The Forgotten Cops

We are in the thick of it again; death by vehicular assaults, ambushes and criminals on the scene with guns.