Police Suicides

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Kimberly Dole
February 18, 2020 - 8:23 am
The NYPD suffered a terrible loss after an off-duty NYPD officer took his life on Monday, officials confirm.
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October 23, 2019 - 2:40 pm
The NYPD is teaming up with New York-Presbyterian Hospital to offer officers free, anonymous mental health treatment.
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Nassau County Executive Laura Curran
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Sophia Hall
October 21, 2019 - 4:17 pm
Nassau County law enforcement officers will receive more mental health assistance in an effort to end the growing number of suicides within their ranks.
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
October 16, 2019 - 7:45 am
A police sergeant became the latest member of the NYPD to take his or her own life this year.
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
September 13, 2019 - 6:30 pm
A retired NYPD sergeant fatally shot himself at his home Wednesday morning, becoming the 11th member of the NYPD lost to suicide this year.
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Rich Lamb
August 27, 2019 - 6:46 pm
Nine recent suicides in the New York City Police Department has Public Advocate Jumaane Williams seeking out solutions.
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Nassau Mental Health
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Sophia Hall
August 20, 2019 - 2:27 pm
Nassau County lawmakers are looking to ensure police officers get the mental health assistance they need following a shocking surge in suicides at the NYPD.
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Eileen Echeverria
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August 16, 2019 - 2:33 pm
NEW YORK (WCBS 880) — The sister of an NYPD officer who died from an apparent suicide this week says she warned the department about her brother’s mental health but they did not listen. Eileen Echeverria is vowing now to fight to stop other families from going through the same heartache. “This...
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August 15, 2019 - 4:35 pm
The NYPD is looking for answers and informing officers about their options for help as the department deals with a shocking number of suicides this year.
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Attorney General Gurbir Grewal
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August 06, 2019 - 6:29 pm
The New Jersey Attorney General on Tuesday announced a plan to help curb the rising number of police suicides in the state.
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