The purpose of an AR 15-6 investigation into a suspected suicide is to identify thecircumstances, methods, and contributing factors surrounding the event. Theinvestigation should examine the Soldie!s behavior before the event; actions by thechain of command; and potential improvements to the unils, installation's, or Armyssuicide prevention program. The completed investigation should provide clear, relevant, and practical recommendation(s) to prevent future suicides.
During the investigation, coordinate with the behavioral or other health provider, as well as withthe Office of the Armed Forces Medical Examiner, when applicable, to obtain informationrelated to prescription drugs, autopsy report, toxicology report, etc. In addition, make sure the provider(s) fully understands that all medical information will be included as exhibits in thereport of investigation before completion of the findings and recommendations.PDF of Document HERE
Seems what this is for is to just find someone or something else to blame.
In 2000, New York legislators recognized the ubiquitous and unambiguous connection betweenviolence, especially gun violence and mass murder, and the widespread prescribed use of psychiatric drugs.
Senate Bill 7035 was introduced in the New York State Senate that yearrequiring police agencies to report to the Department of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS)on certain crimes and suicides committed by a person who is using psychiatric drugs
,including assault, homicide, sex offenses, robbery offenses, firearms and other dangerousweapons offenses, kidnapping and arson. The preamble to the bill read, in part:
There is a large body of scientific research establishing a connection between violence andsuicide and the use of psychotropic drugs in some cases. This research, which has been publishedin peer reviewed publications such as the American Journal of Psychiatry, The Journal of theAmerican Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, and The Journal of Forensic Science,has shown, among other things, that: certain drugs can induce mania (a psychosis which can produce bizarre, grandiose and highly elaborated destructive plans, including mass murder);. ..and certain drugs can produce an acute psychotic reaction in an individual not previously psychotic.It is well past time that Congress and state legislatures and government agencies at all levelsformally investigate the well established link between prescribed use of psychiatric drugs, schoolshootings and similar acts of senseless violence.Instead of intimidating the NRA into negotiating
away Americans’ Second Amendment rights through its seat at the table in Washington, the
government should be demanding answers and explanations from PhRMA and the pharmaceutical companies.
The fact is, the kinds of guns used by mass shooters are far