Year: 1992 Source: Jail Suicide Update, v.4, no.1, (Spring 1992), p.1-8 SIEC No: 19920226

This artricle notes that 7 suicides occurred in police department lock-up facilities in the Hawaiian Islands in 1991/92. It describes the 1989 suicide of a female detainee, & the proactive approach to developing a suicide prevention program subsequently taken by the Maui Police Department including: staff training, identification, staff communication, housing, supervision, intervention, reporting, & follow-up/review. Forms used for intake screening & suicide assessment are included.