Trust in Psychologists and in Peers in Law Enforcement Organisations

  • Tatyana Grishkina

Abstract

This article summarises the main findings of a CEPOL pre-course survey (CEPOL course No 50/2015/ European Medical and Psychological Experts’ Network for Law Enforcement). The main purpose of the survey was to increase awareness of factors facilitating trustful professional relationships between police officers and providers of psychological support in law enforcement organisations. Twenty-five countries participated in the survey: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, The Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Switzerland and Turkey. Factors like confidentiality, availability, empathy and information were identified as important ones for trustful relations between police officers and providers of psychological support in law enforcement organisations.

Published
2016-06-01
How to Cite
Grishkina, T. (2016). Trust in Psychologists and in Peers in Law Enforcement Organisations. European Law Enforcement Research Bulletin, (14), 52-56. Retrieved from https://bulletin.cepol.europa.eu/index.php/bulletin/article/view/156