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New York Police Officer Dies On Duty From Suicide

New York Police Officer Dies On Duty From Suicide

Photo Credit: Howard Schnapp

Police are investigating the shooting death of a Freeport Village (NY) police officer while on duty.

The death was originally described as “noncriminal” before a Friday Announcement from Mayor Robert Kennedy.

Freeport Police Officer Sandy De La Cruz, has died from a self-inflicted gun shot wound, said Freeport Mayor Robert Kennedy.

“Officer De La Cruz was a decorated 11-year veteran of the Freeport Police Department who started her career in the New York City Police Department,” Kennedy said. “We are all in shock — police, staff and residents. She was an asset to the community and a great person.”

De La Cruz was 35 years-old. She leaves behind a husband and two children.



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