Line-of-duty death: psychological treatment of traumatic bereavement in law enforcement.

  • Laurence Miller
  • Published 2007 in International journal of emergency mental health


A line-of-duty death (LODD) strikingly brings home the risk and vulnerability of all law enforcement officers and affects the officer's peers, the entire department, the wider police community, and the officer's family. This article will place LODD in the context of general bereavement psychology, as well as describe some of its unique features. A variety… (More)


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