JustNet, the Website of the National Law Enforcement and Corrections Technology Center, has added a new section of resources on officer suicide prevention at https://www.justnet.org/Suicide-Prevention-Resources.html. Law enforcement officers, due at least in part to the many stress factors they face on a constant basis, are at a heightened risk for suicide. Coping with daily exposure to violence, rotating shifts that keep them away from their families, and exposure to other traumatic events takes a toll on officers' mental health.

Law enforcement leaders looking to proactively intervene and possibly prevent further officer suicides may find the listed resources useful. The list will be updated periodically.

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