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Comfort Zone Camp Partners With Blue H.E.L.P. to Support Grieving LE Families

Comfort Zone Camp will be partnering with Blue H.E.L.P. in June 2020 with a camp for children of law enforcement officers who died by suicide.

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Police Leaders Vow to Address Officer Suicide During IACP Session

During the annual gathering of the International Association of Chiefs of Police in Chicago last week, attending law enforcement leaders met to address the apparent rise in police officer suicide, vowing to address the problem with increased mental health support for officers.

Minnesota Department to Implement Officer Wellness Program

“We live in a culture where asking for help is frowned upon,” said Capt. Jeff Stilwell of the Rochester Police Dept. “Years of history, if you’re hurting in some way, rub a little dirt on it and move on. We’re realizing that’s leading to a lot of bad outcomes not only for the officers and their families but also the level of service we’re providing to the community.”

New York Police Officer Dies by Suicide

An officer with the New York Police Department died by suicide Tuesday evening—his death marks the tenth suicide of active and retired NYPD officers this year.

Maryland Police Officer Reported Shot by Suspects Died by Suicide

An officer with the Montgomery County (MD) Police Department who was found shot atop a Silver Springs parking garage had suffered a self-inflicted gunshot wound, according to officials.

(Video) Overcoming Adversity and Preventing Suicide

Sgt. Steve Fish of the Racine (WI) Police Department discusses how he overcame adversity in his own life when he found himself in a bad place after he defeated cancer but saw both his parents pass away in a very short time span.

New York Officer Reportedly Dies by Suicide

An off-duty officer with the Nassau County (NY) Police Department died of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound on Monday.

NYPD to Mine Personnel Data in Effort to Prevent Officer Suicides

The New York Police Department plans to dive deeply into personnel data on all of its officers to examine on- and off-the-job problems that may lead to greater risk of suicide.

Retired Chicago Officer Dies by Suicide

A retired Chicago police officer was found dead of a self-inflicted gunshot wound on Saturday, according to the Cook County Medical Examiner's office.

Las Vegas Officer Facing Child Sex Charges Dies by Suicide in Park

An officer with the Las Vegas Metro Police Department who had been facing multiple lewdness charges died by suicide in a park in neighboring Henderson, NV.