Employee Assistance Unit
The Employee Assistance Unit coordinates the Phoenix Police Departments Peer Support Program. The Goals of the Peer Support Program are:
- To help employees through temporary crises by providing a network of readily accessible employees who are trained and willing to be of assistance to their peer employees.
- To develop awareness among employees that they are not alone and that others care about them.
- To develop a referral system that can provide, in more serious cases, appropriate professional care.
- To provide an intervention program that can assist in defusing a problem before it becomes a crisis situation.
The Employee Assistance Unit is operational Monday through Friday from 6:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and the main telephone number is 602-534-8692. Additional information can be obtained by going to the Phoenix Police Department website or to the deparmental Operations Orders.