About the Editor:
Dr. Saxe-Clifford earned her bachelors degree in psychology from UCLA and her PhD from the University of Southern California. She is a founder of the field the Police and Public Safety Psychology, a founder and past chair of the IACP Police Psychology section, a founding board member of the American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP) Police and Public Safety Speciality, and a founder and past chair of the American Psychology Association Police and Public Safety section. She was a consultant on the original California POST pre employment screening guidelines and a consultant on the recently published update. She provides psychological services to numerous public safety agencies in California including pre-employment psychological evaluations, psychological fitness for duty evaluations, critical incident debriefing, training on a variety of topics, and management consultation.
From the Editor:
Although I have published and lectured widely over the years I see this web site as an opportunity to reach many more people interested in the field of Police and Public Safety Psychology.
My intent is to provide a site to help answer common questions and direct the reader to more in depth information, where available. This site and the information presented within is not intended as an offering of psychological services or a substitute for professional advice and services. Those services should be provided on an individual basis by a licensed professional in your community. This site provides INFORMATION ONLY, sometimes without comment or independent verification, for you to investigate or pursue. Please keep in mind, professional practices and agency needs may vary widely. In almost all cases, there are a variety of approaches that are acceptable to accomplish a goal. I will try to direct you to different opinions when available.