Suicide Exposure in Law Enforcement Officers
Originally Written • February 2023 • Julie Cerel, PhD, for SAFLEO
“I carry it like it’s part of me now.” Leaving a scene doesn’t always mean the scene leaves you. Law enforcement officers face all matters of difficult, traumatic events during their careers. One of the most common calls officers receive is for a suicide. In the first of the SAFLEO issue brief series, discover how suicide exposure can impact you and your officers, find ways to provide support, and promote a help-seeking culture in your department.