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Erin Lehman’s Story – Detective, Ottawa Police Service

The policing profession is filled with strong, stubborn and A-type personalities that are all trained and have a desire to solve problems. We have a very hard time accepting help and acknowledging that we need help. But in order for us to be effective at work, we need to take care of ourselves. You are not alone; we all need support.

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