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The New York City police sergeant, was killed at his home Tuesday night, marking the 10th NYPD officer to die by suicide this year.
The unidentified 35-year-old agent died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head, according to WABC-TV. The officer was pronounced dead at the hospital at 10 o’clock
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Further details were not immediately clear, but death is a part of the Police Commissioner, James O’neill, who has described it as a “mental health crisis”.
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In June, the top cop of the nation’s largest police department said that police officers are killing themselves “may not be allowed to continue.”
“The Cops spend a lot of their time in assisting others. But before that we will be able to help the people we serve, it is imperative that we first have to help ourselves,” he said, urging those who are in need of help in the search for mental health assistance.
O’neill added: “it is possible to Accept help is not a sign of weakness, it is, in fact, it is a sign of great strength.”
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In the last month or so, and the members of the city council to pass a bill that would require the NYPD to make a contract for a certain number of licensed practitioners to provide mental health support and awareness-raising for all of the New York City police department.”
The sergeant, committed suicide on Tuesday, the 10th, for this year and the eighth since last June. According to the Blue H. E. L. P.), a non-profit organization that tracks law enforcement people, at least 169 of the police, 24 of them are retired police, were killed in 2019 alone.