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Pa. Cop Kills Self In Squad

April 18, 2011
Upper Southampton police officer Richard Lizzio, 56, was found Friday in uniform in his squad car in the parking lot of the Jesus Focus Ministry Church. Lizzio had been on the force for more than 20 years and was married.

Police Expert Helps Ariz. Firefighers Prevent Suicide

March 8, 2011
Crews from several Arizona departments accepted an opportunity to learn from veteran police suicide expert, Bob Douglas, during a special Phoenix seminar sponsored by the 100 Club of Arizona.

LAPD Mourns Suicide of Veteran Narcotics Detective

July 8, 2009
Officers throughout the Los Angeles Police Department grieved Tuesday as news spread that a veteran detective had killed herself in the lobby of an L.A. County Sheriff's Department station Monday night.

Police Suicides: Losing Yourself

May 1, 2003

While many see the suicide as an admission of guilt, experts say it's more likely caused by an officer's fear of losing his or her badge, his or her identity as a cop.

Police Suicide: Cop Killer

May 1, 2003

Everything has just gone to hell since the internal affairs investigation. And nothing makes sense anymore. So John takes out his off-duty piece, an old wheel gun. He sits down on the bed, puts one in the cylinder, snaps it shut, and stares down at the blued metal machinery in his hand. The world around him is very quiet as he starts to raise the weapon to his head.

Police Suicide: Survivor Stories

May 1, 2003

Judith Gentry’s husband Tom killed himself six years ago in their bedroom. A trained ICU nurse, Gentry’s no stranger to the stress and trauma of emergencies, but when she heard a gunshot and found her husband dead from a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head, she called a girlfriend instead of dialing 911.

Police Suicide: Eating a Gun

May 1, 2003

Why do cops almost always choose guns as the way to take their lives? Cops are familiar with guns.

Suicide is Not Painless

May 1, 2003

Killing yourself is an act of emotional violence against your friends and family.

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