ANOTHER SUICIDE: Retired NYPD Sergeant Kills Himself

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A retired New York City police sergeant reportedly killed himself Monday, adding to the growing number of suicides in the Department this year.

The 48-year-old male officer, who has not been publicly identified, shot himself in the head while sitting in his car in a parking lot on Staten Island, a borough of New York City, the New York Post reported.

The name of the officer was not released.

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6 COMMENTS

  1. So sad! My father was a NYC Policeman from the 60’s. That waswhen policeman were appreciated and held in high esteem! These suicides would of hurt my father very much!

    I read in an article that “police officers are afraid to speak out about issues they’re dealing with, such as unpredictable schedules and personal troubles, because they feared losing the confidence of their colleagues and supervisors.”

    “So you put on that uniform and you go outside and you’re just supposed to be tough,” “B “We need our officers to know that they should be able to go out there and feel comfortable getting services and that doesn’t make you weak.”