After Husbands’ Suicides, ‘Best Widow Friends’ Want Police Officers To Reach For Help
Updated: Jul 6, 2020
The danger is particularly acute for law enforcement officers. Studiesandpersonal stories say police and firefighters’ persistent exposure to death and trauma can put them at increased risk of post-traumatic stress and depression.
Police are more likely to die of suicide than they are to be killed by an assailant.