NYPD suicides

Mayor de Blasio discusses 'Finest Care Program'
Sonia Rincon
Billie Rama
October 24, 2019 - 2:34 pm
In an effort to prevent suicides, a hospital will provide special help for New York City police officers in crisis.
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John Montone
October 16, 2019 - 7:33 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) – An off-duty NYPD sergeant fatally shot himself at his Queens home Tuesday, according to officials, marking the 10th NYPD officer to die by suicide this year. His wife found the 33-year-old officer -- later identified as Linhong Li -- at around 9:30 p.m., and he was pronounced...
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1010 WINS Newsroom
September 13, 2019 - 2:30 pm
The NYPD community is mourning the loss of yet another one of its members by suicide amid what Commissioner James O’Neill is calling a “mental health crisis.”
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David Caplan
September 03, 2019 - 1:11 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- A 48-year-old retired NYPD transit sergeant fatally shot himself Monday on Staten Island, according to reports. According to The New York Post , the unidentified officer shot himself in a transit parking lot on Arthur Kill Road near Richmond Avenue. "Last night, we learned...
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Carol D'Auria
August 15, 2019 - 4:05 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Following a rash suicides by NYPD officers -- there's been 9 so far this year, 2 of which were within the past week -- the department is instituting several initiatives to help officers cope with stress and depression, and to be able to spot suicidal tendencies in themselves...
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August 14, 2019 - 7:58 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Off-duty NYPD officer Robert Echeverria, 56, fatally shot himself in the head at approximately 6:20 p.m. on Wednesday at his home in Queens, 1010 WINS has confirmed. He's the ninth NYPD officer to die by suicide this year -- 7th since June and 2nd in one week. The officer’s...
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