Year: 1999 Source: Medicine and Law, v.18, no.1, (1999), p.149-151 SIEC No: 19990365

In this commentary, the author states the police suicide rate is over 3 times that of the general population (no source provided for this statistic). He also asserts that many police suicides are purposefully misclassified on death certificates as accidents, or undertermined deaths, for insurance purposes.