Year: 2001 Source: Quantico, VA: Federal Bureau of Investigation, (2001), p.31-44 SIEC No: 20101090

The authors uses his own experience as a starting point for exploring law enforcement suicide. The goal is to arouse attention, engage in candid discussion, & develop prevention strategies. An argument is made for the need to innoculate officers against the common interpersonal & organizational dysfunction resulting from a law enforcement career. The effort needs to include creating & legitimatizing resources for officers & their loved ones. A key ingredient is actively involving officers, as the experts, in the process. JA