Year: 1995 Source: 9p. SIEC No: 20050689

The author discusses the topic of police suicide in the context of police culture, raising questions about the contemporary attitude of that culture towards its members who take their own lives. He suggests that while police culture produces very controlling individuals who can become extremely cynical because of “The Job,” law enforcement culture does not adequately provide an appropriate outlet for the natural emotional responses to the extreme stresses of that occupation, either personally, socially, or professionally.