Peter and Rachela Pranzo, husband and wife, have been married for over forty years and have two adult children and three grandchildren.
Peter Pranzo is a retired New York City Police Department Lieutenant with over twenty-one years of service. He has received over 60 awards, department commendations, and community awards including some of the Police Department's highest: the Police Combat Cross, the Award for Valor, and the Honor Legion Medal for Valor. Peter has also done free lance writing for law enforcement magazines around the country.
Rachela Pranzo manages her own business designing home-study courses for career and promotional advancement. She has also written for many years and specializes in poetry.
This vital handbook covers stress and trauma associated with the law enforcement and criminal justice professional. Includes: Anatomy of a Breaking Point; From Stress to Burn Out; Learning to Cope; Post Trauma; Cures, Rehabilitation and Treatment; and Psychological Testing for Police Recruits in addition to related topics dealing with this growing problem.