Our expert says:
SOunds like this could indeed be PTSD. The problem with immigration when one has any disorder, including PTSD< is that like it or not, its the first thing you pack, and the first thing that gets unpacked. But it does respond to proper treatment, which may have been available under his retirement benefits from the police, and now, from whatever resources may be available. Psychotherapy / counselling and medication of the sort often also used to treat depression, can be very helpful.
I don't know where you folks are now, or what resources are available where you are, but do explore what psych services are available to you.
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