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"melissa swail" Discussed on KCRW

KCRW

04:56 min | 3 years ago

"melissa swail" Discussed on KCRW

"Four children that didn't even register. My mind that was dead. Nothing makes sense after that. So. The coal record had recently, married officer, John Reichert of the Asheville North Carolina police. He was a recovering alcoholic, but he drank the ninety took his life. She got a phone call from one of his lieutenants, and he goes, well, John is gone, and it appears to be self inflicted. And I said, what are you talking about the night before? John and I talked about going to his concert for his favorite band him getting another tattoo. The women were drawn together over the internet because of the loss they still share. They say their husbands felt more and more strain on the job police. No. They're not popular in many communities, the national conversation about race and policing has put their actions, under constant scrutiny that man slowly became a different person because of the work that day to day interaction of people yelling at him and calling him names and throwing things at him malicious Wales, says her husband would go from one call to the next one crime or trauma to another than watch video from his body Cam at night. Not only did experience, Dave David, your re-experience it on loading at all. And I remember thinking. Looking at this man thinking, I don't know how you can do this and sadly. After so much time he couldn't Aaron Gibson had to leave her husband because of all the pain he turned on himself us under so much stress at work. So whenever he was home. He was drinking and he drank drank drank until he passed out, and I have memories, a film, pacing, the floors, just pacing pacing, pacing back and forth. It was frightening. You never talked to anyone including me about it. And that was the problem. Christian Clifford in her friends say, their husbands all put on masks to go to work. He was the joke star. He was the happy one. I was just getting messages from one of his co-workers how they still talk about him and how much they miss him because he was just always making them laugh are all our husbands were like there's certain personality. I think it takes to do that job police officer, they're very like service oriented people, I think, to begin with we've discussed privately like a lot of our husband did suffer a lot of childhood trauma, that I think give lead them to the and have a good childhood. Right. They want to help families. John put everyone else first police officers. Ultra have the means to end their lives. At their fingertips, their husbands used to gun to use their service whip if they had to wait and figure out a way. Maybe they would have changed their minds, but it's right there. And as a mother of four boys that scares me, because our children are more according to research, more likely divisive site. So that's always kind of in the back of my mind, because, of course, we're all human, we're going to have those dark times start moments. But. I'd rather my kids, learn to reach for a phone or feature something else instead of, but they say many police officers won't talk to accounts, their therapist, your priest even when encouraged by their departments. Melissa Swail says when she suggested it to her husband, I remember he looked at me and said, are you crazy I to them? Not only could I lose my job. I'm coins to never promote other gonna bench me, not to mention my colleagues might my brothers gonna look at me as a liability. Nobody's gonna wanna work with me through their loss and grief. The women have grown to feel police commanders should speak openly about their own metal struggles and encourage officers to seek regular metal counseling. They're all struggling sorry. But anyway, any authors says they're not. They're lying to themselves like they're all dealing with something. Right. So they may get a normal thing, and it's okay to talk about it, then then they would all talk about just like you would go qualify. Right. All of our husbands had to qualify monthly to, to shoot radio. They have you maybe that's just a normal thing, not because you're, you're not fit for duty. It's just because it needs to become a normal part of their culture, and their routine. Their daily weekly you, you know, I've now receive services from the police department, but I'm just like gosh darn, it, it should be it should have been you four friends of spoken and checked on each other every day for two years. But this was the first time that. Ever actually met the Mark the occasion. That.

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"melissa swail" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM

WNYC 93.9 FM

07:50 min | 3 years ago

"melissa swail" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM

"Since nineteen ninety nine in this blessed America, there are no more than twice, as many suicides in the United States has homicides involve drugs, drinking or depression, losing a job, a loved one or stress, but experts say there is no one two or ten causes a story today to begin a series of reports about some of the people touched by suicide. All right. Thanks. A new shift begins at Chicago's northside, fourteen at least district Louis uniform should under bright white lights to hear. The latest alerts about robberies and other crimes. I eight six guys working other Dan branch. Police department chaplain speaks software co workers, don't hesitate show. All right. Thanks. Thank you. Seven Chicago police officers have taken their own lives in the past twelve months by the Broncos out to crime scenes and station houses. If officers feel the need to talk to a priest if not a therapist across the country, at least one hundred fifty nine officers died by suicide in two thousand eighteen there is a nationwide statistic. You may be aware of says, father Brandt that police officers twice as likely to take his or her own life as they are to be killed by aggressor. If you let that sink in that's an alarming statistic. We've met with the group before women from different parts of America who share a solemn sorrow h was married to a police officer who took his life. Christian Clifford's husband was officer, Stephen Clifford of the national county New York police. They just got the puppy. They look forward to having children one day, and may twenty seventeen. He wasn't responding to her text message. So she drove home and I went inside and I saw on a bunch of, you know. On his police identification, his driver's license everything lead out, very neatly methodically. And I ran down the hallway to our bedroom. And the door was closed. And there was a note on it that said, I did it do not enter call nine one malicious Wales was married to officer David Swail for the Los Angeles Police Department. They had four sons David Swailes had symptoms of post traumatic stress from his time in the US navy and their youngest son's second birthday. Melissa Swailes came home and found her husband behind their bathroom door. I remember just screaming over and over. I can't I can't. I can't Erin Gibson was married to sergeant Clinton Gibson of the liberty lake Washington. Police, they were high school sweethearts. They had four children that even register my mind that Clinton dead. Nothing may sense after that. So the cold record had recently, married officer, John record of the Asheville North Carolina police, he was recovering alcoholic, but he drank the night, his life. She got a phone call from one of his lieutenants, and he goes, well, John is gone, and it appears to be self inflicted. And I said, what are you talking about the night before? John and I talked about going to his concert for his favorite band him getting another tattoo. The women were drawn together over the internet because of the loss they so intimately share. They say their husbands felt more and more strain on the job police. No. They're not popular in many communities national conversation about race in policing has put their actions, under constant scrutiny that man slowly became a different person because of the work that day to day interaction of people yelling at him and calling him names and throwing things at him religious Wales, says her husband would go from one call to the next one crime or trauma to another than watch video from his body Cam at night. Not only did experience day. Then you're re experience it. Unloaded at all. And I remember thinking. Looking at this man thinking, I don't know how you can do this and sadly. After so much time he couldn't Aaron Gibson head to leave her husband because of all the pain he turned on himself us under so much stress at work. So whenever he was home. He was drinking and he drank, and he drank drank until he passed out, and I have memories, a film, pacing, the floors, just pacing pacing, pacing back and forth. It was frightening. He never talked to anyone including me about it. And that was the problem Christian Clifford her friends say their husbands, all put on masks to go to work. He was the joke star. He was the happy one. I was just getting messages from one of his co workers, how they still talk about him and how much they miss him because he was just always making them laugh are all our husbands were like there's certain personality. I think it takes to do job officer, they're very service oriented people, I think, to begin with we discuss privately like a lot of our husband did suffer a lot of childhood trauma, that I think lead them to the professional have a good childhood, right? They want to help families. John put everyone else first police officers. Ultra have the means to end their lives. At their fingertips, their husbands used to gun to use their service whip if they had to wait and figure out a way. Maybe they would have changed their minds, but it's right there. And as a mother of four boys that scares me, because our children are more according to research, more likely device lewisite. So that's always kind of in the back of my mind because, of course, we're all human. We're going to have to start times start moments but. I'd rather my kids, learn to reach for a phone or feature something else instead of, but they say many police officers won't talk to a counselor therapist, your priest, even when encouraged by their departments, Melissa Swail says when she suggested it to her husband, remember, he looked at me and said, are you crazy? I coated them not only could lose my job. I'm going to never promote other gonna bench me, not to mention Mike colleagues might my brothers. They're gonna look at me as a liability. Nobody's gonna wanna work with me through their loss and grief. The women have grown to feel police commanders should speak openly about their own metal struggles and encourage officers to seek regular metal counseling. They're all struggling and sorry. But there's any any says they're not they're lying to themselves like they're all dealing with something. Right. So they make it a normal thing, and it's okay to talk about it, then then they would all talk about just like you would go qualify, right? All of our husbands had qualify monthly to, to shoot. You maybe that's just a normal thing, not because you're, you're not fit for duty. It's just because it needs to become a normal part of their culture and their teen. Their daily weekly you. I've now receive services from the police department. But I'm just like gosh darn it it should be it should have been. You the four friends of spoken and checked on each other every day for two years. But this was the first time they'd ever actually met the market. That.

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"melissa swail" Discussed on KQED Radio

KQED Radio

08:23 min | 3 years ago

"melissa swail" Discussed on KQED Radio

"K Q E D, we expect rain later on today. Heavy at times, and some rain in the morning tomorrow as well this weekend edition from NPR news. I'm Scott Simon. There's a suicide crisis in the United States. We're going to talk about it, frankly, and our story may disturb. Some listeners if you feel you're in a crisis. Please call the national Jewish prevention lifeline. One eight hundred two seven three eight two five five. The national suicide rate is increased by nearly thirty percent. Since nineteen ninety nine in this blessed America, there are no more than twice, as many suicides in the United States has homicides involve drugs, drinking or depression, losing a job, a loved one or stress, but experts say there is no one two or ten causes have story today to begin a series of reports about some of the people touched by suicide. Hello. All right. Thanks. A new shift begins at Chicago's northside, fourteen at least district Louis uniform should under bright white lights to hear the latest alerts about robberies and other crimes. I say eight six eight thanks you guys work. The other Dan branch. Police department chaplain speaks softly, coworker nail don't hesitate show. All right. Thanks. Thank you. Seven Chicago police officers have taken their own lives in the past twelve months. Other Branco out to crime scenes and station houses. If officers feel the need to talk to appreciate if not a therapist across the country. At least one hundred fifty nine officers died by suicide in twenty eight know there is a nationwide statistic, you may be aware of says, father brand that police officers twice as likely to take his or her own life as they are to be killed by an aggressor which if you let that sink. Yeah. That's an alarming statistic. We've met with the group before women from different parts of America who care, a solemn sorrow h was married to a police officer who took his life. Christian Clifford's husband was officer, Stephen Clifford of the Nassau County, New York police. They just got the puppy. They look forward to having children one day, and may twenty seventeen. He wasn't responding to her text messages. So she drove home and I went inside, and I saw a bunch of notes on his police identification, his driver's license everything lead out, very neatly methodically, and I ran down the hallway to our bedroom, and the door was closed, and it was a note on it. That said, I did it do not enter call nine one malicious Wales was married to officer David Swail for the Los Angeles Police Department. They had four sons. Guns. David Swailes had symptoms of post traumatic stress from his time in the US navy and their youngest son's second birthday, Melissa's Wales came home and found her husband behind their bathroom door. I remember just screaming over and over. I can't I can't. I can't Erin Gibson was married to sergeant Clinton Gibson of the liberty lake Washington. Police, they were high school sweethearts. They had four children that even register in my mind that client was dead. Nothing makes sense after that. So the cold record had recently married officer, John Reichert of the Asheville North Carolina police, he was a recovering alcoholic, but he drank the ninety took his life. She got a phone call from one of his lieutenants, and he goes, well, John is gone, and it appears to be self inflicted. I said, what are you talking about the night before? John and I talked about going to his concert for his favorite band him getting another tattoo. The women were drawn together over the internet because of the law, they show me to share. They say their husbands felt more and more strain on the job police. No, they're not popular in many communities. The national conversation about race in policing has put their actions, under constant scrutiny that man slowly became a different person because of the work that day to day interaction of people yelling at him and calling him names and throwing things at him malicious Wales, says her husband would go from one call to the next one crime or trauma to another than watch video from his body Cam at night. Not only. Did you experience that all day? Then you're re experience it unloading at all. And I remember thinking. Looking at this man thinking, I don't know how you can do this and sadly. After so much time. He couldn't Aaron Gibson had to leave her husband because of all the pain he turned on himself. He's under so much stress at work. So whenever he was home. He was drinking drank drank drank until he passed out, and I have memories of film, pacing the floors, just pacing pacing, pacing back and forth. It was frightening. He never talked to anyone including me about it. And that was the problem. Kristen Clifford and her friends say, their husbands all put on masks to go to work. He was the joke star. He was the happy one. I was just getting messages from one of his co workers, how they still talk about him and how much they miss him because he was just always making them laugh are all our husbands were like there's certain personality. I think it takes to do job police officer, they're very service oriented people, I think, to begin with we've discussed privately like a lot of our husband did suffer a lot of childhood trauma, that I think lead them to have a good childhood. Right. They want to help families. John put everyone else first police officers. Ultra have the means to end their lives. At their fingertips. Their husbands used to go to use their service weapons. If they had to wait and figure out a way. Maybe they would have changed their minds, but it's right there. And as a mother of four boys that scares me, because our children are more according to research, more likely device, was, so that's always kind of in the back of my mind because, of course, we're all human, we're going to have those dark times start moments. But. Rather my kids, learn to reach for a phone or feature something else instead of, but they say many police officers won't talk to a counselor therapist priest, even when encouraged by their departments Melissa Swail says when she suggested it to her husband. I remember he looked at me and said, are you crazy I go to them? Not only could I lose my job. I'm coin to never promote other gonna bench me, not to mention my colleagues might my brothers gonna look at me as a liability. Nobody's gonna wanna work with me through their loss and grief. The women have grown to feel police commanders should speak openly about their own metal struggles and encourage officers to seek regular metal counseling. They're all struggling sorry, but it is anyway but anyone says they're not. They're lying to themselves like they're all dealing with something. Right. So they make it a normal thing, and it's okay to talk about it, then then they would all talk about just like you would go qualify, right? All of our husbands had to qualify monthly to shoot. Right now. They have you maybe that's just a normal thing, not because you're, you're not fit for duty. It's just because it needs to become a normal part of their culture, and their routine, and their daily weekly you, you know, I've now receive services from the police department but I'm just like gosh darn it it should be it should have been. You the four friends of spoken and checked on each other every day for two years. But this was the first time that ever actually met the market. That.

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