Chris Scallon

Norfolk Police Department

Sgt. Chris Scallon is the current Critical Incident Stress Management & Peer Support Unit Director, Crisis Intervention Team Co-Coordinator for the Norfolk Police Department. Having been involved in multiple shootings, he is intimately familiar with trauma and the consequences of exposure. Sgt. Scallon is the current Vicarious Trauma Fellow with the International Association of Chiefs of Police and Northeastern University, where he is working on a national grant from the U.S. Department of Justice-Office of Victims of Crimes to create an evidence-based vicarious trauma toolkit for first responders. He has first-hand experience with the primary, secondary, and tertiary effects of trauma related to personal and professional relationships.

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