More officers die from suicide than from

                                                              shootings and traffic accidents combined

The Facts

As reported by Blue H.E.L.P. :

2016 police suicides: 140

2017 police suicides: 159

2018 police suicides: 160

 C.O.P.S.S. is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization whose mission is to provide CARE and SUPPORT for Law Enforcement Suicide Survivors and Suicide Prevention Training for Law Enforcement.



Care of Police Suicide Survivors is not a suicide hotline or crisis center.  If you or someone you know is thinking or talking about suicide, please contact the National Suicide Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255).  The Lifeline number is Confidential, free and available 24/7.  Their link is www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org which also has a chatline from 2:00 pm to 2:00 am.