Heather McElroy, PhD, ABPP

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Heather McElroy, PhD, ABPP

Dr. Heather McElroy is a Board Certified Police and Public Safety Psychologist with over 14 years of experience working exclusively with public safety agencies conducting psychological pre-employment screening, fitness for duty evaluations, critical incident debriefing, and hostage negotiation. Dr. McElroy obtained her Ph.D. from the University of Alabama and completed postdoctoral training in Police and Public Safety Psychology. She has been POST-certified as a peace officer since 2011, and she served on the International Association of Chiefs of Police Psychological Services Section (IACP-PPSS) Executive Board for 5 years, including as Chair of the Section in 2015-2016. She is currently the Education Chair of the Police and Public Safety Section of the Public Service Division of the American Psychological Association, and currently serves on the Ethics Committee of the IACP-PPSS