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Florida Officer Who Saved Suicidal Man Receives Department's Life Saving Award

An officer with the Key West (FL) Police Department who disarmed and took to safety a distraught and suicidal man late last year has been awarded that agency's Life Saving Award.

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Gunman Who Killed Rookie California Officer Left Bizarre Suicide Note

The man who shot and killed rookie officer Natalie Becky Corona of the Davis (CA) Police Department reportedly left a strange one-paragraph letter face up on his bed before killing himself.

Ohio Deputy Saves Suicidal Man from Jumping Off Overpass

The Franklin County (OH) Sheriff's Office released dramatic dash-camera footage of an incident on December 2 during which Deputy William Ball quickly grabbed a man as he attempted to jump off an overpass.

California Police Fatally Shoot Suicidal Knife-Wielding Man

Officers with the Redwood City (CA) Police Department confronted by a man wielding a butcher knife on Monday were forced to open fire, fatally wounding him.

Minnesota Police Shoot, Kill Reportedly Suicidal Knife-Wielding Man

Officers from Stillwater, Bayport, and Oak Park Heights all responded to the incident, finding the man carrying the knife. One officer deployed a TASER, then another opened fire with a sidearm.

Pennsylvania Police Shoot, Wound, Apparently Suicidal Gun-Wielding Subject

Police in Philadelphia responded to a call of a man wielding a gun on Tuesday evening, arriving at the scene to find 66-year-old Patrick McGuinn on his front porch with a gun in his hand.

Video: Ohio Police Disarm Suicidal 11-Year-Old Knife Wielding Boy

Officers with the Grove City (OH) Police Department responded to a call of an 11-year-old boy wielding two butcher knives stolen from a local Dollar Tree store, and holding the knives to his throat threatening suicide.

Ohio Police Disarm Suicidal 11-Year-Old Knife Wielding Boy

Officers with the Grove City (OH) Police Department responded to a call of an 11-year-old boy wielding two butcher knives stolen from a local Dollar Tree store, and holding the knives to his throat threatening suicide. Newly-released video from the Division of Police shows an officer sneaking up behind the boy and grabbing his arms.

Handcuffed Man in Back Seat of Squad Car Obtains Gun, Kills Himself

A man handcuffed and sitting in the back of a Spotsylvania County (VA) Sheriff's Office squad car reportedly was able to get his hands in front of him, obtain a gun from a "restricted area" of the vehicle, and shoot himself in the head, leaving him with a wound that would ultimately kill him.

Video: Texas Police Save Woman from Jumping off Freeway Overpass

Officers Trae Cierzan and Justin Henry of the Fort Worth Police Department answered a call of a possible suicidal person on a very high highway bridge, and the entire incident was captured in dramatic video.