White, PhD, Elizabeth K.

Elizabeth K. White. PhD has worked in the field of law enforcement for a total of 18 years, the last 17 years with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. In addition to clinical work, Dr. White has taught at the LASD academy and provides training for the LASD Peer Support Program and the Officer Involved Shooting Team. She has authored articles and book chapters and taught on a variety of topics related to law enforcement, including: critical incident stress, domestic violence, peer support, suicide, training, use of force and issues related to law enforcement families. She is a member of the International Association of Chief’s of Police – Police Psychological Services Section (IACP-PPSS), California Peace Officer’s Association, and the American Psychological Association’s Public Safety Division. Dr. White helped revise the current IACP’s current guidelines on Peer Support and Officer Involved Shootings and served on the IACP-PPSS committee on law enforcement suicide. She is committed to assisting peace officers and law enforcement agencies grapple with this difficult topic of suicide.