Former Police Officer. September 11 Trauma Expert, and Police Psychotherapist. Former Franciscan Friar. Has authored four books entitled Operation Longevity, focusing on the mental of the law enforcement professional in the 21st Century. His lates book is entitled "Operation Longevity 21 Day 'Call to Action' Coin Challenge" He is based on scientific research and has been implemented on both the state and fedearl police academies.
Peter J. Killeen, Ed.D.
Dr. Peter Killeen, a police psychotherapist, has a unique and extensive background in the law enforcement field. A former Port Authority Police Officer and Franciscan Friar, Peter is a renowned expert on police stress and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). He credits his expertise from his extensive exposure to trauma following his four years of work dealing with the attacks on September 11, 2001 when his department, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, lost 37 officers that day.
Peter Killeen holds a Doctorate in Counseling Psychology, as well as a Masters in Theology. He has been host and Executive Producer of, The Police Connection: a weekly call-in radio talk show in New York City. Killeen has also developed a 501(c) (3) not-for-profit fund to help police officers recover from trauma and lend financial support for legal expenses incurred in the line-of-duty. He is a nationally recognized stress management specialist, and is licensed as an alcohol/drug counselor.
Dr. Killeen currently consults with the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey Police Unions, and recently completed 28 years of contract work with the Bureau of Alcohol, tobacco and Firearms and Explosives. He is the author of the Dylan McFeely Novel Series. He is a much sought after guest for radio and TV, notably, CNN Headline News, Fox News and CNBC.
He recently authored four books on law enforcement. The title of the series is Operation Longevity. The focus of his books is on a mindful approach to mental health for the law enforcement professional in the 21st century. The most recent book is the "Operation Longevity 21 Day 'Call to Action' Coin Challenge"
Dr. Killeen has implemented the Challenge in Police Academies with rave results.
Peter is also the creator of www.myserenlife.com, a blog focusing on and individuals search for a greater meaning in life and choosing to live a healthier and more peaceful existance.