PERRYSBURG TOWNSHIP, Ohio (WTVG) – Police officers deal with traumatic crime scenes everyday. Police advocates say they have noticed an alarming number of officers who have died by suicide and who are suffering from post traumatic stress disorder.

Perrysburg Township officers are testing out a device to help them deal with anxiety, depression and insomnia. The device is called the Alpha-Stim electrotherapy. It’s a drug free treatment. It connects to your ear lobes and sends a small amount of electricity into your body.