11:30 – 11:50 pm – Topic 5:
“Moral Injury: Distinguishing Moral Injury from Post Traumatic Stress”
Overview: Moral injury is “the pain that results from damage to a person’s moral foundation” or an erosion of “a sense of goodness and humanity” that many officers involved in shootings experience. It is a new term but not a new concept.
Badge of Life Canada, Director – Syd Gravel, S/Sgt., Ottawa Police Service, (Ret)
Badge of Life Canada, National Advisor – Brad McKay, S/Sgt., York Regional Police Service (Ret)