Year: 1990 Source: Jail Suicide Update, v.3, no.3, (Winter 1990), p. 1-12 SIEC No: 19910657

This newsletter contains an article on a suicide prevention program in Illinois, including changes that have been implemented, such as training & screening procedures. The jail has not had a suicide rate since 1981. The 2nd article discusses the potential liability of jails for suicides & possible defense strategies. Finally, articles on policies & procedures for removing an inmate from suicide watch, & on a police mental health manual, are outlined. (VM)