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Sunday, July 7, 2019

“First responders, medics carry burden when deaths occur” by Heather Mongilio

“First responders, medics carry burden when deaths occur” by Jeremy Arias, Heather Mongilio, The Frederick News Post, June 30, 2019

For police officers [fire and police chaplains] and doctors alike, telling family members a loved one died is part of the job.

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New officers are taught to avoid using euphemisms or phrases like "your family member is in a better place," or "your loved one has moved on," preferring instead to use more direct language, while remaining as sympathetic as possible.

Frederick police send two officers on death notifications, preferably a male and a female, along with one of several volunteer chaplains the department rotates between to assist.

Read much more: https://www.baltimoresun.com/news/crime/bs-md-maryland-first-responders-death-burden-20190630-story.html#nws=true
 
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Westminster Municipal election May 14, 2019
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