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CPD seeks to remove stigma for officers seeking mental health aid

The Chicago Police Department is exploring the possibility of making employee assistance programs "mandatory after significant events" to combat a "cultural stigma" that has prevented officers from seeking the mental health assistance they desperately need.

Barbara West, chief of the Chicago Police Department's Bureau of Organizational Development, disclosed the possible remedy during a hearing Monday before the City Council's on Finance and Public Safety committee called to turn up the

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