Spotlight - Former St. Charles officers Kyle Schmidt and Jeremy Bratton
Officers who survived a shootout with quadruple homicide suspect use sleep therapy to heal.
Former St. Charles officers Kyle Schmidt and Jeremy Bratton opened up about their experience. It was the call that would end their careers.
Richard Emery had just shot and killed his girlfriend, her children, and her mother, and it was up to St. Charles Officers Kyle Schmidt and Jeremy Bratton to stop him.
They got into a shootout, and a part of them still struggles to get out of it.
In an exclusive interview, the officers opened up about how a type of therapy that mimics sleep is helping them move forward, hoping to inspire other first responders and victims of trauma to seek the help they need—Visit (https://www.ksdk.com/article/news/investigations/sleep-therapy-helping-saint-charles-police-officers-mental-health-richard-emery/63-d2a6bafc-a466-47d7-b86b-995b0baf742b) for the full interview.