Marshall Project Originals
It’s Time We Talk About Police Suicide
More cops die of suicide than die of shootings and traffic accidents combined.
For Corrections Officers and Cops, a New Emphasis on Mental Health
An intensive study and new programs to combat stress that often goes overlooked.
How Having a Dog Changed My Life in Prison
“Until now, touching another living thing took place in the context of fights, pat-downs, and strip searches.”
Did the Cop-Killers Have PTSD?
We may never know, because “it is so easy to fall through the cracks.”
One Man’s Haunting Look at PTSD and His Brother’s Execution
The Oscar-nominated short ‘Last Day of Freedom’ traces the troubled life of a black veteran.
Fit to be Killed?
The impending execution of a decorated soldier shows the limits of the PTSD defense.