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Revolutionizing police wellness: Glen Alpine officers launch 'Welcome Home'

Pilot program embraced in eight counties

By ANGELA KUPER COPELAND

Managing Editor

Posted 2/24/24

Discover the groundbreaking 'Welcome Home' program initiated by Glen Alpine reserve officers, aimed at enhancing the physical, mental, and emotional well-being of police officers. This pioneering initiative, piloted across eight North Carolina counties, offers comprehensive support through nine tailored pathways, addressing the unique challenges faced by law enforcement personnel. Learn how this innovative approach seeks to improve longevity, reduce stress, and foster a healthier relationship between police and the community.

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