Preventing Jail Suicide: Issues We Don’t Talk About, But Should

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Thu, Mar 25th, 2021 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM ET
Thu, Mar 25th, 2021 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM CT
Thu, Mar 25th, 2021 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM MT
Thu, Mar 25th, 2021 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM PT

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    Most jails have suicide prevention programs in place. Yet, inmates keep dying and suicide remains the leading cause of death in jail facilities. Part 2 of this series will cover key issues rarely talked about in relation to preventing inmates from killing themselves. These issues are essential to preventing in-custody suicide deaths and reducing the liability associated with them. The presenter is a jail suicide expert who is regularly involved with lawsuits related to suicide deaths in corrections. Audience participation and lessons learned from suicide litigation will be highlighted. Attending Part 1 of this series is recommended, but not required.


    This is part of a two-part series:



    The National Sheriffs’ Association (NSA) is one of the largest associations of law enforcement professionals in the United States, representing more than 3,000 elected sheriffs across the nation, and a total membership of more than 20,000. NSA is a non-profit organization dedicated to raising the level of professionalism among sheriffs, their deputies, and others in the field of criminal justice and public safety. Throughout its seventy-seven year history, NSA has served as an information clearinghouse for sheriffs, deputies, chiefs of police, other law enforcement professionals, state governments and the federal government.


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