Police Suicides Outnumber On-Duty Deaths In 2018

By: lawofficer.com

For the third straight year, the leading cause of death among police officers is not a crazed gunman but rather suicide.

Blue H.E.L.P. , a non-profit group out of Massachusetts, reported that 159 officers in the United States took their own lives last year.

The statistic, which is compiled by the group in a private self submission is likely much higher than the confirmed number according to Tulsa Police Major Travis Yates.

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