NYPD Officer Fatally Shoots Himself

NYPD Officer Fatally Shoots Himself

An off-duty NYPD sergeant shot himself in the head in his Bronx apartment — and was found dead when his girlfriend returned home Thursday, police sources said. The motive for the shooting was not known. The identity of the officer has not been released.  He joined the...
Police Suicide #41

Police Suicide #41

This is the story of a good man, a good wife, a good department and a bad disease. Of the 100 confirmed law enforcement officer suicides in 2016, this is the story of number 41.  It is not just a number but a man, a husband, a father and a police officer. When Steve...
Family Claims Cop’s Graveyard Shift Led To Suicide

Family Claims Cop’s Graveyard Shift Led To Suicide

An NYPD cop struggling with bipolar disorder committed suicide after he was made to work the graveyard shift, court documents claim. The family of sergeant Jose Benitez are suing New York City after the 30-year-old hanged himself on March 10, 2015 after working on the...

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