Laura Cole, Transparency Engagement Advisor, Cole Pro Media

Laura Cole

This Guidebook is exactly what we need at this time! The authors have identified a need, unmet until now, and offer practical ways to support the Families of Law Enforcement and First Responders. I highly recommend this book for all agencies, departments, and offices as a resource to support the well-being of their families as…

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John McGinness, Sacramento Co. Sheriff (ret)

John McGinness

The families of law enforcement professionals are often damaged by vicarious exposure to events that exceed the level humans should be expected to endure. Through the THRIVE program, Janine D’Agostini has worked with her team and developed an effective means to address the development of a first responders family support group. I heartily endorse this…

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Victoria M. Newman Founder, President, and Author of How2Love Our Cops

Victoria Newman

This guidebook has the answers. El Dorado County’s (CA) THRIVE With 10-35 was built into a lasting spouse organization that not only knows its role in supporting its agency but understands the power of its influence. Drawing from their tried-and-true experiences with THRIVE, authors Roe, Thompson, and D’Agostini have created a marvelous resource for others…

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Kevin Gilmartin, Ph.D., Police Psychologist

Kevin Gilmartin

We know support for law enforcement families is very important, but can you point us to a program of family support that works and shows us how to get one started at our agency? I believe the book How to Thrive with Back up: a Guidebook for Supporting the Families of Those Who Serve answers…

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