Year: 1988 Source: Annual Meeting of the American Association of Suicidology, (21st: 1988: Washington, D.C.), p.163-164 SIEC No: 19890167

These proceedings identified & documented completed suicides in one of the largest county jails in the United States. The proceedings examine suicide in jail lockup along with previous suicidal history. The proceedings examine suicide in terms of age, race, & marital status. It also breaks down the number of suicides by the criminal charge resulting in incarceration. The proceedings conclude with 10 recommendations to lower the incident of prison suicides. (AK)