PTSD Affects First Responders Facing Traumatic Events in the Line of Duty

Local Department Provides Peer to Peer Counseling

ROCKFORD - A burned out home, crime scene tape, teddy bears, and candles reveal a horrific crime: a mother and her three children found burned to death in the same house. Investigators are calling it a murder.

And for the first responders who found the remains, the tough memories can last a lifetime.