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Indiana Officer Tells Story of PTSD that Led Her to Attempt Suicide

November 10, 2017
Taylor Nielsen laughs as she plays catch with her new pup outside her Boone County home. She's feeling more alive than ever. And that's a miracle, considering Taylor nearly took her own life less than a year ago. More Here.

Video: Indiana Officer Tells Story of PTSD that Led Her to Attempt Suicide

November 10, 2017
Taylor Nielsen laughs as she plays catch with her new pup outside her Boone County home. She's feeling more alive than ever. And that's a miracle, considering Taylor nearly took her own life less than a year ago.

NC Deputy Dies of Self-Inflicted Gunshot Wound

November 3, 2017
A Mitchell County, NC, deputy died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound Wednesday after officers arrived on scene and were unable to "talk him out of it," the department posted on its Facebook page.

FL Sheriff's Sergeant Found Dead of Apparent Self-Inflicted Gunshot Wound

October 30, 2017
Sergeant Michael Borland, 44, of the Pinellas County (FL) Sheriff’s Office was found dead this morning from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound.

NJ Officer Dies 6 Days After Self-Inflicted Gunshot Wound

October 25, 2017
Sgt. Alexander Vazquez, described as "kind, caring, and dependable," died yesterday, a post on the North Bergen Police Department Facebook page said.

FL Deputy Shot Himself, Ex with Service Weapon While On Duty

October 17, 2017
A Palm Beach County, FL, sheriff’s deputy who shot his ex-girlfriend, then fatally shot himself Thursday, was on duty and used his service weapon, Boynton Beach police confirmed Monday.

Washington Deputy Commits Suicide While Working Out-of-Town Case

May 15, 2017
A Pierce County, WA, sheriff's deputy took his life Friday while investigating a case in Yakima, according to Yakima County coroner Jack Hawkins.

TX Officer Who Faked His Own Death Arrested in Dallas

May 4, 2017
An Austin police officer who was believed to have staged his own suicide and fled to the interior of Mexico has been arrested in Dallas.

NC Police Chief's Death Ruled Suicide

March 31, 2017
The death of Rolesville, NC's police chief has been ruled a suicide, Wake Forest police said Thursday.

TX Sergeant Commits Suicide Inside Station

March 31, 2017
A 21-year Houston Police Department veteran was found dead Friday morning after he apparently committed suicide with a single gunshot to the head at a Houston police patrol station.

Georgia Officer Commits Suicide on Duty

March 24, 2017
Henry County (GA) Police confirm a body found in an empty developmental property is one of their officers.

New York Police Officer Found Dead in Her Patrol Car

December 26, 2016
A Freeport, NY, police officer reportedly killed herself in her patrol car.

LAPD Detective Investigating Rape Case Involving NBA Player Found Dead of Apparent Suicide

October 13, 2016
Hernandez — who was found shot in the chest at her Whittier home on Tuesday — was among several detectives working on the case involving a rape allegation against NBA star Derrick Rose, according to the LAPD.

Suspended MS Police Chief Kills Self Outside Station

September 9, 2016
A Mississippi police chief who had just been suspended shot and killed himself in the police department’s parking lot Thursday, officials said, in what was described as “a bad day for law enforcement.”

Virginia Officer Found Dead in Station of Apparent Suicide

July 28, 2016
The body of a Roanoke police officer was found at the police department Wednesday, according to Crime Prevention Specialist Scott Leamon of the Roanoke City Police Department.

Battling Blue Despair

July 8, 2016

Unfortunately, there's no body armor to repel blue despair, but we can help triage the mental and emotional wounds before they become fatal.

Nashville SWAT Responds to Barricaded Suicide of Former Officer

June 6, 2016
An officer with the Metro Nashville Police Department died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound early Sunday morning.

San Antonio Officer Found Dead of Apparent Suicide in Patrol Car

April 19, 2016
A 10-year veteran of the San Antonio Police Department was found dead Tuesday of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head inside his marked patrol unit, police officials said.

Ohio Sergeant Ended His Life In Front of Deputies at Cemetery

March 28, 2016
Sgt. David Gillispie was remembered as an officer who always dedicated himself to helping the community and working hard for the Lima Police Department, where he had worked for nearly 20 years.

JustNet Adds Officer Suicide Prevention Resource List

December 18, 2015
The Website of the National Law Enforcement and Corrections Technology Center has added a new section of resources on officer suicide prevention.
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