2019 Officer Wellness Winner
Submitted by: Prince William County (VA) Police Department
Resource Type: Policy or Procedure
With the alarming trend of mental health, diabetes, obesity, and other health concerns related specifically to first responders nationwide, Prince William County sought to provide employees with the tools necessary to recognize, combat, and ultimately prevent these wellness-related issues. The Police Department’s Wellness & Resiliency Unit was established in 2016 and given a mission to assist employees in maintaining and/or improving their overall wellness by providing a multi-faceted approach that offers educational opportunities, peer support groups, and a variety of other tools.
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