Year: 1999 Source: Personnel Files, v.1, no.2, (April 1999), p.1 SIEC No: 19990318

This newsletter informs Chicago police officers of confidentiality issues in counseling received through Departmental services. Officer Hillard relates that many officers don’t seek counseling out of fear of personal information being released to the Department that could have detrimental effects on their careers. To urge officers to seek counseling, Hillard explains the privileges of the client/therapist relationship and conditions under which information about an officer is released.