Cardiac Factors in Critical Incidents

Riccardo Fenici

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution


Aims 1. Study CV effects of Stress during DFC 2. Teach how to control body reaction 3. Select proper shooting techniques 4. Strict interaction with psychologists and instructors ! Prevention is better than therapy: 1. CV monitoring during instruction and evaluation of L.E. personnel (shoot-not shoot, man-on-man-force-on-force, fats..). 2. Selection of shooting techniques which really work. 3. More appropriate selection of personnel, based quantifiable parameters: 4. Identification of subject at risk and to program corrective interventions. 5. monitoring the efficacy of psychological interventions. 6. To reduce the number of unproper qualifications. 7. To reduce the number of avoidable discharges. 8. To reduce the number of unproper reactions under stress
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationAbstract book
Number of pages1
Publication statusPublished - 1999
Externally publishedYes
Event27th Annual Conference of The Society for Police & Criminal Psychology - New York
Duration: 15 Oct 199918 Oct 1999


Conference27th Annual Conference of The Society for Police & Criminal Psychology
CityNew York


  • critical incidents
  • police shooting
  • police stress


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