Canadian Officer Succumbs to Injuries from Suicide Attempt in Station
December 19, 2013
A Hamilton police officer has died after shooting himself at the city’s central police station, the Toronto Star reports.
Hamilton police announced just after 11 p.m. Tuesday that Staff Sergeant Ian Matthews died of injuries he received earlier in the day. He died at about 10 p.m. in hospital.
“This is devastating and I recognize the profound impact this has on our organization,” Police Chief Glenn De Caire said in a statement.
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Ima Leprechaun @ 12/19/2013 6:51 PM
My condolences for your loss.
Leonard Mather @ 12/19/2013 7:45 PM
As a Forensic Psychologist, I suggest that efforts be made to include funding for either full time or part time paid positions at the County Level so that our skills may be utilized for intervention as the need arises. I offered my services pro bono when I was employed full time in the VCCS when I resided in Falls Church, VA. Selecting the right psychologist is important. I suggest those practicing Cognitive Behavioral Psychology and those having a CCP as steps toward eliminating those that can be a pain in the gluteus maximus. When they were in college, if they were on the wrestling team, that will be a positive. If they are into MMA, that is yet another positive.
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