How to prevent police officers from dying by suicide

Jim and Doug discuss the warning signs of a colleague potentially approaching crisis, as well as available resources for officers to get the help they need


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At the time of this recording session, 92 police officers in America have died by suicide. In Chicago, three officers died by suicide in the span of one month. In 2017 that number was 154, and in 2016 there were 138 verified instances in which an officer died by suicide. And these are just the officers we know about. In this podcast segment, Jim and Doug discuss the warning signs for officers to watch out for of a colleague potentially approaching crisis, as well as available resources for officers to get the help they need.

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