Year: 2009 Source: Frontline Perspective, v.3, no.4, (2009), p.16-17 SIEC No: 20100486

This article relates the factors contributing to the suicide of Paul Smith, an 18-year member of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. Following his death, he was diagnosed with posttraumatic stress disorder. It is asserted Cpl. Smith did not receive the treatment he needed even though, when asked, he had acknowledged having thoughts of suicide.