Official Launch of the Law Enforcement Suicide Data Collection (LESDC)

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Recently, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) announced the official launch of the LESDC which took place on January 1, 2022. The LESDC provides a mechanism for law enforcement agencies to report suicides and attempted suicides of law enforcement personnel, as defined within the LESDC Act, for the purpose of compiling national statistics on these tragedies. As of January 1, 2022, law enforcement agencies can submit data to the LESDC about their current or former officers who died by suicide or attempted suicide on that date and forward.

For more information on LESDC, visit