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New Jersey Officer Rescues Missing Suicidal Subject

A New Jersey officer found and rescued a suicidal woman who survived an overnight leap from a bridge and suffered serious injuries.

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Kentucky Officer Credited with Talking Suicidal Woman Down From Bridge

An officer with the Harlan (KY) Police Department is being credited with saving the life of a suicidal woman who was perched on a highway overpass and in jeopardy of jumping or falling to her death over the weekend.

Arkansas Officer Wounded in Shooting Released from Hospital

Officer Samantha Hodgson, who was shot and wounded by a reportedly suicidal subject outside an Arkansas apartment complex, has been released from the hospital.

Arkansas Officer Shot, Wounded by Reportedly Suicidal Subject

A reportedly suicidal man fired a shotgun through a door at responding officers, striking one. Officer Samantha Hodgson was airlifted to a Little Rock hospital, where she was in stable condition Tuesday.

Oklahoma Officer Convicted of Murder for Shooting Suicidal Man Doused in Lighter Fluid

Prosecutors say Sweeney shot Pigeon after another officer fired a bean bag. An affidavit says Pigeon was unarmed and did not pose a threat when he was shot, and two fellow officers also testified that Pigeon posed no threat.

Oklahoma Officer Helps Mentally Ill Woman Off Billboard Over Freeway

An officer with the Tulsa Police Department is credited with possibly saving the life of a mentally ill woman who was perched atop a billboard over a downtown freeway during rush-hour traffic late last week.

Connecticut Officer's Rapid Action Prevents Death of Suicidal Subject

An officer with the Hartford (CT) Police Department used his quick reflexes to grab a suicidal subject who was about to jump from a freeway overpass.

Video: TN Officers Save Man Attempting to Jump from Bridge

A deputy with the Knox County (TN) Sheriff's Office and a Knoxville Police lieutenant used quick reflexes and sheer strength to save a young man attempting to jump from a bridge earlier this year.

California SRO Prevents Woman's Suicide

An officer with the Los Angeles School Police Department was patrolling a high school campus in preparation for a football game when he received word that a woman atop a nearby building was threatening to jump to her death.

Man Fatally Shoots Self in New Hampshire Department's Parking Lot

Investigators are looking into the apparent suicide of a man who led officers with the Laconia (NH) Police Department on a vehicle pursuit that ended in the agency's parking lot.