ORIGINAL ARTICLE: PDF OnlyJail Suicides by Hanging An Epidemiological Review and Recommendations for PreventionJordan, Fred B. M.D.; Schmeckpeper, Kathi M.D.; Strope, MichaelAuthor Information From the Office of the Medical Examiner and Oklaboma University Health Sciences Center, Oklaboma City, Oklaboma (F.B.J.); Memorial Family Practice Center, Houston, Texas (K.S.); and the City of Stillwater Police Department, Stillwater, Oklaboma (M.S.), The American Journal of Forensic Medicine and Pathology: March 1987 - Volume 8 - Issue 1 - p 27-31 Buy Abstract This article reviews 17 cases of jail suicide occurring in Oklahome in calendar year 1981 through 1983.Significant variables are reviewed, and recommendations for prevention are presented. © Lippincott-Raven Publishers.