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police suicide

Suicide by a police officer.
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The National Alliance on Mental Health says that at least one in four police officers has suicidal thoughts at some point in their life, and that the rate of suicide among police officers is four times that of firefighters."Compared to the general population, law enforcement reports much higher rates of depression, PTSD, burnout, and other anxiety-related mental health conditions," the alliance says.
Mental illness and suicide among police officers continues to grow
Cases of suicide among police officers over domestic squabbles have been on the rise since 2017.Following the cases, the National Police Service (NPS), in October 2018, established a counselling department and is also in the process of taking the service to regions.