Online Program

Newtown Shooting Experience. A Policy Perspective

Tuesday, November 5, 2013 : 10:50 a.m. - 11:10 a.m.

Douglas Fuchs, Redding Police Department, Redding, CT
The presenter will recount many of his experiences from the Morning of December 14, 2012 and weeks hence, with a focus on current public policy relative to firearms and the mental health response.

Learning Areas:

Occupational health and safety
Public health or related laws, regulations, standards, or guidelines
Public health or related public policy

Learning Objectives:
Discuss what was done and what could have been done to better address the mental health response for emergency services responders. Discuss public policy relative to firearms and their nexus to our ever increasing violent society.

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: First Responder Sandy Hook; Ran Mutual Aid Response to Sandy Hook; Assisted with EAP/Psychological coordination Newtown (and other) Police.
Any relevant financial relationships? No

I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.