Year: 2001 Source: Quantico, VA: Federal Bureau of Investigation, (2001). p.417-430 SIEC No: 20101120

The study presented in this chapter reviewed data from 89 sheriff & police departments in Illinois, Indiana, & Minnesota. Six questions arising from the results of the data were discussed. Nine suicides were reported in the 89 departments, representing 3,736 officers from 1980-1998. There was a 0.0004% yearly average difference between the police suicides & the general population. The study revealed that 99.9874% of the officers did not die by suicide over the last 19 years. JA