Year: 1996 Source: Ottawa, ON: Royal Canadian Mounted Police Health Services Directorate, (January 1996). 44p. SIEC No: 19980623

The incidence of RCMP suicide from January 1984-December 1995 was studied & comparisons were made with past RCMP statistics & general population suicide rates. There were 29 suicides in the study period. A discussion of the literature is presented. Findings indicate that some of the factors related to the suicides were alcohol abuse, financial difficulties, legal problems & illness. Work-related stress was sometimes involved in the suicide. Prevention strategies are discussed. (47 refs.)