Cordico Shield

Conyers Police Department will be the first agency in the state to employ public-safety wellness app, Cordico Shield.

CONYERS — Conyers Police Deputy Chief Scott Freeman asked the City Council on Wednesday night to consider the purchase of an officer wellness mobile app, Cordico Shield.

The app will be specifically tailored to the Conyers Police Department officers and their families by providing 24/7 anonymous access to counseling and other services.

“Cordico Shield would give our officers access to a wide range of wellness programs and other services on their phone or other mobile device and includes information about family support, financial fitness, healthy habits, psychological first aid, marriage guidance and other topics,” said Freeman. “The application also includes a variety of self-scoring assessment tools allowing officers to quickly obtain feedback about their wellness. Everything would be untraceable and

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Covington native and proud Valdosta State alumna, Hunter has previously worked with The Covington News and Valdosta Daily Times. She started working for Rockdale/Newton Citizen in June 2018.

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