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Should I Stay or Should I Go?

October 16, 2017

If you respond to a call involving a suicidal person who's not
endangering anyone else, it might be best to not intervene.

2 Officers Injured in Rioting at Georgia Tech, 3 Suspects Charged

September 19, 2017
Two officers were injured and three people face charges after rioting broke out at Georgia Tech following a vigil for a student fatally shot by officers, a university spokesman said Tuesday.

Jury Awards WI Family $7 Million Over Fatal Police Shooting of Suicidal Woman

July 14, 2017
A jury found two Madison, WI, police officers used "unreasonable force" when they shot and killed a 26-year-old woman who was pointing a gun at her head during a 2014 incident. The jury also awarded her family $7 million in damages following the Thursday verdict.

Arkansas Chief Shot Trying to Disarm Suicidal Subject

April 27, 2017
Booneville (AR) Police Chief Albert Brown was recovering Wednesday from a leg wound he suffered when he was shot while responding to a call that a man was suicidal.

Retired Las Vegas Lieutenant Reunites with Woman He Helped Save from Suicide by Cop

March 6, 2017
More than 15 years after a Las Vegas police officer made a life-saving decision, he reunited with the veteran he helped save.

Video: Retired Las Vegas Lieutenant Reunites with Woman He Helped Save from Suicide by Cop

March 6, 2017
More than 15 years after a Las Vegas police officer made a life-saving decision, he reunited with the veteran he helped save.

CA Officers and Behavioral Health Specialists Prevent "Suicide by Cop"

November 10, 2016
A collaboration between Rialto, CA, police and the San Bernardino County Department of Behavioral Health Monday helped de-escalate a situation where police say a man was threatening “suicide by cop.”

Texas Deputy Wounded in Gunfight with “Suicidal” Subject

June 24, 2016
A Comal County, TX, deputy and a man described by law enforcement officials as "suicidal" were wounded in an exchange of gunfire Thursday night in Bulverde.

Baltimore Officer Shoots Suspect in Attempted 'Suicide by Cop'

May 2, 2016
A young Baltimore police officer followed his training when he shot through the window of his patrol car at a suspect who was pointing a gun at him Sunday morning in what is now believed to be an attempted suicide by cop incident, said the police commissioner.

Video: Maryland Officer's Death Believed Caused by Another Officer's Round

March 14, 2016
A Washington, D.C.-area police officer is believed to have died from a round fired by another officer in a shooting brought on by a Maryland man's attempt at a filmed suicide by cop, police said Monday.

Maryland Officer's Death Believed Caused by Another Officer's Round

March 14, 2016
A Washington, D.C.-area police officer is believed to have died from a round fired by another officer in a shooting brought on by a Maryland man's attempt at a filmed suicide by cop, police said Monday. More Here.

Man Wielding Knife Fatally Shot by Florida Deputy

February 16, 2016
In a statement, Sheriff Steube says deputies found Stoddart outside the home, holding a knife and having cut his wrists.

Video: Florida Deputy Wounded, Suspect Killed in Gas Station Gunfight

February 4, 2016
Dubrino told deputies he had three firearms and was going to kill himself and officers.

Florida Deputy Wounded, Suspect Killed in Gas Station Gunfight

February 4, 2016
Dubrino told deputies he had three firearms and was going to kill himself and officers. More Here.

California Man Arrested After Walking into Police Station with Handgun

October 6, 2015
Police arrested a man Sunday after he allegedly walked into the Suisun City (CA) Police Department lobby armed with a loaded handgun, indicating he wanted to be shot by an officer, according to police.

Court Records Show Man Shot in Wheelchair by Delaware Police Had Been Previously Suicidal

September 28, 2015
Court Records show a Wilmington, Del., man who reportedly shot himself and refused commands to drop his weapon before being killed by police while in his wheelchair had previously expressed suicidal thoughts and had a history of being combative with police.

Officer Suicide by Cop

July 15, 2015

The officer told his ex-girlfriend that if she didn't get back together with him, he would call the agency himself and create a situation where they would have to kill him.

Negotiating with Suicidal Subjects

May 24, 2015

Suicide by cop, like other suicides, can be devastating for loved ones of the subject. But unlike other suicides, suicide by cop places a weighty burden on the involved officers that can be career-ending, as a high percentage of officers involved in fatal shootings leave policing within a year of the incident.

Ohio Officer Praised for Holding Fire During Attempted Suicide-by-Cop Incident

April 20, 2015
The New Richmond Police Department Web site says Kidder had been sworn in to join the village police force last April 16, after serving in Iraq as a Marine. One year later, he found himself facing his toughest police challenge so far. Kidder said dispatchers warned him Wilcox could try to force a "suicide by cop." More Here.

Video: Ohio Officer Praised for Holding Fire During Attempted Suicide-by-Cop Incident

April 20, 2015
The New Richmond Police Department Web site says Kidder had been sworn in to join the village police force last April 16, after serving in Iraq as a Marine. One year later, he found himself facing his toughest police challenge so far. Kidder said dispatchers warned him Wilcox could try to force a "suicide by cop."
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