This intermediate workshop is designed for registered nurses, masters and doctoral level mental health professionals, law enforcement agencies, and POST psychological evaluators interested in police and public safety related issues. This CE will discuss the topics of police and corrections officer suicide, common situational and psychological stressors officers face in the line of duty that can impact decision-making and emotional regulation, and the associated risk factors that contribute to an increase in suicide among officers. The workshop will help agencies, mental health professionals, and POST psychological evaluators to identify an at risk officer as well as discuss effective strategies for intervention (3 CE credit is POST approved). The workshop will additionally discuss and explain mental health issues commonly experienced by police officers such as PTSD and common maladaptive coping strategies such as substance use that may impact an officers emotional regulation/stress tolerance. The workshop will also explain the physiological effects of on the job stress such as heart disease, metabolic disturbances, as well as brain functioning that may impair affective judgment and decision making of police officers. The workshop will also help identify the effects of shift work on emotional and physical health and how shift work can impact an officer’s ability to perform job duties safely and effectively.