Jerry Fleming, Director is a USMC veteran of Vietnam who served 20 years with the Clarkstown, NY, Police Department. Following that, he worked another ten years with the Sheriffs prisoner transport unit. Jerry’s exposures to suicides were particularly truamatic: out of four suicides, two were officers he knew. Three children of officers also committed suicide. Jerry intervened and hospitalized one suicidal individual in an AA meeting. He is a NY Department of Criminal Justice Services Instructor, certified by the Rockland Police Academy. He currently teaches the Badge of Life program to police classes 3 – 4 times a month.