Hurt Cop Blog
Read more about how Mike Dyer continues to help injured police officers and other first responders find the help they need to get back on their feet and healthy— both physically and mentally.
I went to Brooklyn in October to attend a twice-a-year training program of POPPA (Police Organization Providing Peer Assistance). I’ve been involved with POPPA since 2009 and completed a 38-hour class to be a Peer Support Officer.
Whenever possible I make it a point to represent the profession of Law Enforcement at the funerals for officers who have died in the line of duty. It shows a level of respect and appreciation for service of individuals that goes beyond the local force and community. A year or so ago, I attended a funeral and learned about the Brotherhood for the Fallen.
Mike Dyer, Attorney At Law and former cop himself, speaks to police officers about personal injury law and their legal rights and procedures if they are injured in the course of their duty.
A cop receives months of academy training to do their job and protect the public but very little time is spent to protect that cop and their family from an injury. A cop is out on the road at the worst of times. Road patrol continues during snow and rain storms, at...
When you put up your right hand and took the oath of office as a cop to protect and serve, you did not surrender your rights as a citizen. You have the same rights as every other worker in the event you get injured on the job.
Since 2008, Mike Dyer has been a Peer Support Officer in POPPA, Police Organization Providing Peer Assistance.
We all know that cops are not legally required to wear seatbelts while on duty, for some very good reasons. We also know that a car stop can get ugly very quick. However, sometimes it makes sense to put your seatbelt back on when you return to the cruiser to do...
Mike Dyer, Attorney At Law and retired NYPD himself, speaks to law enforcement officers about personal injury law and their legal rights and procedures if they are injured in the course of their duty.