—Alan Feuer, "Drawing a Bead on a Baffling Endgame: Suicide by Cop," The New York Times, June 21, 1998
They call it police-assisted suicide or suicide by cop, and they and say it's occurring with increasing frequency. Last week, it happened in Fresno when a man used a toy pistol to trick an officer into shooting him.
—Kimi Yoshino, "Officers stalked by growing phenomenon — 'police-assisted suicide'," Fresno Bee, June 21, 1998
—Bill Bryan, "Negotiator feared worst in standoff," St. Louis Post-Dispatch, September 6, 1988
Jane Wayne syndrome