Psychological Coping Mechanisms Used by Crime Scene Investigators
3 pages (750 words)
, Research Paper
This form of stress is experienced by officers, who are assigned to investigate homicide or sex-crimes, especially cases such as brutal crimes, multiple murders, serial killing, and violence against children (Miller, 2008). On the other hand, there are stereotypes detectives inside or outside the law enforcement profession, who have made a significant contribution to under-recognition and under-treatment of chronic stress, serious cases of stress or posttraumatic stress syndromes (PTSD) (Miller, 1999).