The police department that you work for has had two officer suicides in the past six months and a total of four in the last two years. The chief has asked you to help draft a policy that will help reduce officer stress and help minimize or eliminate officer suicides in the future. Specifically, the chief would like you, in a 10 to 12 slide PowerPoint presentation (with presenter notes), to
- Provide three or more reasons why officers are at a higher risk of suicide than the general public
- Come up with five recommendations on how to reduce the likelihood of officer suicides
- Explain why each of your suggestions will help
- Provide at least three strategies that could be used by an officer responding to a report of a possible suicidal person (either an officer or other citizen threatening to kill themselves).
- Describe how office suicides can impact workplace culture
This assignment requires that you cite at least two credible sources beyond the required reading and explain why your sources are credible.
- Use one basic slide design and layout.
- Limit slides to between 6 and 8 lines of content.
- Use bullets for main points.
- Use speaker notes to fully explain what is being discussed in the bullet points as though you are presenting to an audience.
- Include an introduction slide and a references slide.
- Include at least five credible, outside sources.
- All citations of outside sources plus the listing of all references should adhere to APA style