Report: Suicide leading cause of death for first responders

kxan.com

Candy Rodriguez

CEDAR PARK, Texas (KXAN) — First responders face danger every day, but one report shows police and other emergency workers face an alarming challenge.

The Ruderman Family Foundation report shows first responders are more likely to die by suicide than in the line of duty. It found that first responders have a heightened risk for depression, PTSD and suicide.

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