A Newtown police officer who responded to the Sandy Hook shooting may be fired because he has been diagnosed with post-traumatic stress syndrome.
Connecticut is one of the few states where worker’s compensation covers only physical injuries, not mental health care, including PTSD treatment. Bean says the city told him they can only afford to pay him two years of long-term disability.
Christopher Berry, has had a history of problems since he returned home. Some blame his violent behavior on Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.