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Author Violanti, John M.
Title On the edge : recent perspectives on police suicide / by John M. Violanti, Andrew F. O'Hara, Teresa T. Tate.
Imprint Springfield, Ill. : Charles C Thomas, 2011.

Subject Police -- Suicidal behavior -- United States.
Police -- Job stress -- United States.
Suicide -- United States -- Prevention.
Alt Name O'Hara, Andrew F.
Tate, Teresa T.
Description 1 online resource (xii, 146 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The controversy of police suicide rates / John M. Violanti -- Recent national studies on police suicide / John M. Violanti -- Pathways to police suicide : trauma stress across the career / John M. Violanti -- Why police officers do not commit suicide : personal and organizational resiliency / John M. Violanti -- The reality of police suicide : to the edge and back / Andrew F. O'Hara -- Looking for new prevention alternatives : the Badge of life emotional self-care (ESC) training / Andrew F. O'Hara -- Survivors : the personal tragedy of police suicide / Teresa T. Tate -- What next? Prevention efforts / Andrew F. O'Hara, Teresa T. Tate, John M. Violanti.
Summary In this book, the authors extend their academic research and knowledge on the subject to a national level. Two of the authors, who have personally dealt with the aftermath of suicide, add a realistic description of what it is like to be "on the edge." Andy O'Hara, who survived his near suicide and describes the feelings and pain he felt during that crisis period, and Teresa Tate, whose husband died by suicide, will add immeasurably to the understanding of this problem. Chapter One discusses police suicide rates and the ongoing controversy that surrounds this area of research. In Chapter Two, t.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780398086343 (electronic bk.)
0398086346 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 750172584
Additional Format Print version: Violanti, John M. On the edge. Springfield, Ill. : Charles C Thomas, 2011 9780398086329 (DLC) 2010042334 (OCoLC)669750957