Police Sergeant Commits Suicide During Standoff

Police Sergeant Commits Suicide During Standoff

A Danbury (CT) police sergeant killed himself following a barricade situation at a hotel on Sunday. Danbury police confirmed that the man who died was 38-year-old Danbury Sgt. Drew Carlson. Just before 12:30 p.m. on Sunday, state police said they responded to the...
Beloved Cop In Crash Had Killed Himself

Beloved Cop In Crash Had Killed Himself

A police officer known as “Officer Friendly” to the thousands of children he worked with in his career took his own life while driving on Monday, according to police. Officer Tom White, 44, was found unconscious and unresponsive with a gunshot wound to the head behind...
Dealing With The Suicidal Officer

Dealing With The Suicidal Officer

The world of depression and suicide is a dark, murky one that’s hard for “outsiders” to understand.  No one truly wants to die—that defies the human instinct to survive and continue on.  Depression, however, is a heaviness that suffocates, that darkens the sun and...
Because He Didn’t Like The Color Green

Because He Didn’t Like The Color Green

Jesse! Knock it off! This isn’t funny! “Ma’am does he have a pulse?” Asked the dispatcher. “No, he is discolored and not responding. I don’t feel anything.” My world went silent despite the fact I was screaming at the father of my children, my husband to wake up and...

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