New Report Available on Law Enforcement Officer Suicide

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Published by the Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS), this report, “Law Enforcement Officer Suicide – 2021 Report to Congress,” discusses suicide among law enforcement and ways to prevent thoughts of suicide from becoming actions. This report assesses the availability of existing mental health resources for law enforcement agencies. It provides a review of peer responder programs and makes recommendations for establishing evidence-based behavioral health and suicide prevention efforts for both law enforcement and other first responders, as requested in Senate Report 116-127 accompanying the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2020.

To download a copy of this report, visit (PDF, off-site link)