The role of law enforcement officers in preventing suicide

Date: 2013
(For resources, this is the publication date. For programs, this is the date posted.)

Information

Type:  Fact Sheet/Issue Brief
Author:  Suicide Prevention Resource Center (SPRC)
Publisher:  Education Development Center, Inc. (EDC)

This sheet provides basic information to help law enforcement officers recognize and respond to people who may be suicidal or at high risk. It also contains a list of relevant resource materials and organizations. Extensive input and review from law enforcement officers at the national and local levels were obtained in developing the sheet.

Populations:  Attempt Survivors and Other People with Lived Experience, Survivors of Suicide Loss, People in Particular Occupations
Settings:  Workplaces, Law Enforcement
About Suicide:  Suicidal Thoughts and Behavior, Attempts, Risk and Protective Factors
Strategies:  Postvention