Colorado Police Officer's,
Director of Mental Health and Wellness,
Rebecca Allanson has a Master of Arts (Clinical Counseling) degree from the University of Northern Colorado. She also has a BSS (Criminology) from Charles Sturt University in Australia. Rebecca is currently completing her Doctorate in Psychology (PsyD) from California Southern University. Rebecca is a former police officer with over 18+ years’ experience in law enforcement. Rebecca began her career in Sydney, Australia in 1996 and served 5 ½ years with the New South Wales Police Force. She emigrated to the US and landed in Denver, Colorado, and with the Arvada Police Department in 2002. From 2002 to 2011, she served with Arvada, almost all of her experience in the Criminal Investigations Bureau (Domestic Violence and Persons Crimes). In 2011 she began working with the First Judicial District Attorney (Jefferson County) as a Special Investigator with their Special Investigations Unit. Rebecca was also a long time serving CIT member and was CIT trainer between 2006-2010. In 2015, Rebecca began a non-profit organization called Badge2Badge. B2B provides free, confidential, support meetings and resources for First Responders and support services (Police, Fire, EMS, Corrections, Dispatch and other support services).
I am the Founder/Director for Badge2Badge. We are a non-profit organization started to provide support services and resources for Colorado Emergency Responders. We run support meetings each week. Right now just one meeting at the CO FOP office on Wednesday evenings 6pm-7pm. We also run two AA meetings for Emergency Responders also.