READ: Article (can be found at NSU Library) Loo, Robert. (2003) A Meta-Analysis of Police Suicide Rates: Findings and Issues, Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, Suicide & Life Threatening Behavior, 33, 3, 313-325
ASSIGNMENT: Answer the Discussion Questions below. Please post all responses in one posting and include direct references to the textbook and other articles.
DISCUSSION QUESTIONS: REMBER TO REFERENCE YOUR TEXTBOOK (Handbook of Police Pscyhology by Jack Kitaeff)
1. What common incorrect perceptions about suicide in law enforcement does the meta-analysis data from the Loo article challenge?
2. What evidenced based interventions are recommended for law enforcement?
3. What are two risk factors for suicide that are not “visible” to others?
4. Provide a more recent publication (article, book, or peer reviewed journal) that addresses suicide in law enforcement and share with your class why you chose this publication and why they should read it (you can simply provide reference/link).