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During this webinar recorded on May 26, Dr. Roxanne Prichard shared why the brain needs sleep, how factors including trauma and shift work impact sleep, and practical ways your city can support sleep in first responders. She also explored new discoveries using data about sleep health from police and fire departments across the country.

Additional Resources

Learn more about the benefits of sleep on the League’s website

Sleepy Drivers Can Dose Unknowingly (YouTube Video)

Human Fatigue in 24/7 Operations: Law Enforcement Considerations and Strategies for Improved Performance (From Police Chief Magazine)


Dr. Roxanne Prichard, Professor of Neuroscience and Psychology, University of St. Thomas
Find out more about Dr. Prichard.


Lora Setter, Public Safety Program Coordinator, League of Minnesota Cities