THE BROKEN BLUE: Ex-CMPD cops say mental health issues affect them daily
With police nationwide struggling to fill open positions, several retired CMPD officers tell Queen City News the department needs to address a vital issue crucial to the retention of officers.
That key issue is mental health.
QCN spoke with six retired Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police officers, who all say officers are not getting the help they need on the beat. Some say it’s even worse when they turn in their badges.
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