Suicide by Cop

Suicide by Cop

Journal of Forensic Sciences
Kris Mohandie, Ph.D.; J. Reid Meloy, Ph.D., A.B.P.P.; and Peter I. Collins, M.C.A., M.D., F.R.C.P.
The frequency and characteristics of selected suicide-by-cop cases were reviewed and examined. The results of the authors’ study are shared in this report. (read more...)
FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin
Anthony J. Pinizzotto, Ph.D.; Edward F. Davis, M.A.; and Charles E. Miller III
Three examples of attempted suicide by cop are examined in this article. The author emphasizes the need to raise the awareness of the law enforcement community to develop the necessary tools to deal appropriately with issues of training, response, media involvement, and officer safety-related suicide by cop. (read more...)
Law and Order Magazine
Anthony J. Pinizzotto, Ph.D., and Edward F. Davis, M.A.
The following articles contrast the manner in which two departments responded differently to calls for service concerning subjects intending to be killed by the responding officers and the resulting investigations. The article also recommends ways for departments to respond to similar calls for service. (read more...)

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This project was supported by Grant No. 2016-VI-BX-K003 awarded by the Bureau of Justice Assistance. The Bureau of Justice Assistance is a component of the U.S. Department of Justice’s Office of Justice Programs, which also includes the Bureau of Justice Statistics, the National Institute of Justice, the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, the Office for Victims of Crime, and the Office of Sex Offender Sentencing, Monitoring, Apprehending, Registering, and Tracking (SMART). Points of view or opinions in this document are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the official position or policies of the U.S. Department of Justice.