The division’s mission is to enhance the mental well‐being and professionalism of classified and civilian employees to maintain the public confidence as they serve the community. Psychological Services serves four primary functions within the Police Department:
Administrative Consultation: The division serves as an advisor or expert for specific critical incidents, committees, conferences, and projects.
Counseling: The division provides more than 500 counseling sessions per month for personnel and their families. Therapy is generally voluntary, except in a limited number of situations.
Psychological Evaluations: Psychologists screen police applicants, jail attendants, and officers transferring to specialized investigative and tactical divisions.
Training: The unit develops and provides mandatory and elective training for employees.