Shawn Richichi is a Coordinator with the UCF Center for Law and Policy which is housed within the UCF Department of Legal Studies. He is a veteran U.S. Marine and a veteran Law Enforcement Officer serving as a Field Training Officer, Crisis Intervention Specialist, and Mounted Deputy. A native of Central Florida, Shawn is an alumnus of UCF where he earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Legal Studies and is currently seeking his Master’s in Social Work. Shawn’s area of focus is the creation and implementation of legislation and agency policy related to the awareness, mitigation, and treatment of Traumatic Stress among First Responders and their families.