Why are French police committing suicide in record numbers?

Why are French police committing suicide in record numbers?
 

39 police officers have committed suicide since January this year and a further two deaths are suspected suicides.
The majority of those who committed suicide over the course of the past 11 months lived in the Paris region, where some 36,000 police officers are based. Out of the 10 police officers who committed suicide in the last two months, seven were based in Paris.
Radio station France Bleu, which reported on the figures, added that male police officers are more likely to take their own lives than their female counterparts: out of the 39 law enforcement officers who died this year, only... read more

 
7 November 2017 in World News, Views: 39
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