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Video: Sheriff and officer discuss correction officer stress and suicide

Sheriff Koutoujian discusses the reason behind his correction officer wellness conference

Broadside, NECN

BOSTON, Mass. — A conference in Lowell, Mass. attracted corrections officials from all over the country.

The focus was on the little-understood health issues of corrections officers who are under daily pressures of working with potentially violent criminals.

Middlesex County Sheriff Peter Koutoujian and Somerville, Mass. Deputy Police Chief Michael Cabral join Broadside to discuss the issues.

Full story: Broadside: Violent criminals and job stress

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