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The increase in suicide rates among fire personnel has been an ongoing challenge for jurisdictions. One survey of more than 4,000 first responders found that 6.6 percent had attempted suicide, which is more than 10 times the rate in the general population (Venteicher, 2017). Between 2008-2009, the Chicago Fire Department experienced seven active duty suicides within 18 months (DeGryse, 2015). There is a significant amount of literature addressing suicide, discussing symptoms, behaviors to be aware of, and demographics of those who have committed suicide. Despite increased attention to the topic, the number of firefighter suicides in the United States has steadily increased since recording of such statistics began (DeGryse, 2015).