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About Melbourne

Melbourne is a city in Brevard County, Florida. It covers 34 square miles and is situated on the Indian River Lagoon. The city was incorporated in 1913. 

Melbourne has a population of 82,000 people. The population grew by 8% from 2010 to 2017. The city is home to 8,500 veterans. The median age in the community is 46 years old.

The racial composition of Melbourne is 73% white, 10% Hispanic, 10% black, and 3% Asian. Roughly 11% of residents were born in a foreign country. Thirteen percent of residents have a native language that is not English. Melbourne is home to 5,200 Spanish speakers, 500 Chinese speakers, and 400 Vietnamese speakers.

People in Melbourne earn a mean annual salary of $25,100. The median household income is $41,300. The homeownership rate in the city is 58%. Nearly 18% of residents live below the poverty line. 

Mental Health in Melbourne

The Melbourne Police Department provides a number of mental health resources for police officers. The Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM) program and Peer Support Group are two such provisions. The CISM functions as a type of psychological first aid after a major traumatic incident, such as witnessing the death of another officer. After a crisis, the CISM team helps officers process the incident and address any symptoms they may have. 

The Peer Support Group consists of civilian employees and officers who are trained in active listening and communication. These individuals provide social support to Melbourne police officers and may refer them to local mental health resources. Officers also benefit from mental health services provided by the city’s Employee Assistance Program (EAP). 

References:

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  4. QuickFacts: Melbourne city, Florida. (n.d.). United States Census Bureau. Retrieved from https://www.census.gov/quickfacts/fact/table/melbournecityflorida/PST045217
  5. Stress management & crisis intervention programs. (n.d.). Retrieved from http://www.melbourneflorida.org/departments/police-department/stress-management-crisis-intervention-programs