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West Virginia helping troopers deal with stress

By Justin D. Anderson
Charleston Daily Mail

WEST VIRGINIA In the wake of a Putnam County trooper's suicide, staff with the State Police and state Division of Criminal Justice Services are examining whether a longstanding system of private counseling services available to the nearly 1,000 State Police employees is enough to help prevent future tragedies.

Agency officials say they will look at what other states do and may suggest some changes in the way the State Police help troopers deal with on- and off-the-job pressures.

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