Police fear ‘suicide by cop' cases. So they've stopped responding to some calls
Los Angeles Times
To avoid officer-involved shootings and "suicide by cop," some California law enforcement agencies no longer handle calls about lone people acting suicidal.
"The answer she received was startling: Deputies were no longer responding to calls like hers, because the situation could end as a “suicide by cop.” WTF? Yet another chance cops won't take. h/t
TW [suicide methods in article] Police fear ‘suicide by cop' cases. So they've stopped responding to some calls