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TX Officer Dies in Apparent Suicide at Police Headquarters

November 7, 2017
A veteran officer shot and killed himself Monday at the San Angelo (TX) Police Department headquarters.

AL Officer Dies From Self-Inflicted Gunshot Wound

November 1, 2017
A Vestavia Hills, AL, police officer shot himself in the head while on duty Wednesday. The officer was rushed to the hospital, where he died.

CT Officer Dies After Barricading Himself in Hotel

September 5, 2017
A Danbury, CT, police sergeant killed himself following a barricade situation at a Southbury hotel on Sunday.

Video: FL Sheriff Appeals to Citizens in Crisis to Seek Help Following Deputy's Suicide

July 14, 2017
Marion County (FL) Sheriff Billy Woods posted a Facebook video this week expressing his sadness at the suicide of a deputy and urging the county's citizens to seek help when they are in crisis.

Ohio Officer Admits Fabricating Shooting Story that Triggered Manhunt, Investigators Say

April 19, 2017
A Newcomerstown, OH, police officer who claimed he was shot by two armed suspects last week, prompting a search for the shooters, fabricated the story, the Tuscarawas County Sheriff's Office said in a news release on Tuesday.

Ohio Officer Admits Fabricating Shooting Story that Triggered Manhunt, Investigators Say

April 12, 2017
A Newcomerstown, OH, police officer who claimed he was shot by two armed suspects last week, prompting a search for the shooters, fabricated the story, the Tuscarawas County Sheriff's Office said in a news release on Tuesday.

Suicide Rate Much Higher at Chicago PD Than Other Agencies

January 30, 2017
Among the ranks of the nearly 10,000 patrol officers of the CPD, an average of three officers will take their own lives each year, according to life insurance claims information from the Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 7, the union representing the bulk of the department’s sworn officers.

Off-Duty NYPD Sergeant Commits Suicide at Home

April 13, 2015
An off-duty NYPD sergeant committed suicide in his Brooklyn home Sunday while his family members were nearby in other rooms, law-enforcement sources said.

Canadian Officer Succumbs to Injuries from Suicide Attempt in Station

December 19, 2013
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.

N.J. Officer Kills Self at Station

September 25, 2013
Veteran Ewing (N.J.) Police Officer Matthew Wallace shot himself to death in the parking lot behind police headquarters while off duty early Tuesday,

Mass. Trooper Under Investigation Kills Self

July 30, 2013
A Massachusetts State Police trooper took his own life Monday, a day after he was relieved of duty as part of an investigation into an on-duty action.

Md. Cop Kills Self While Driving Cruiser

April 29, 2013
Off-duty Bladensburg (Md.) Police Officer Brian Johnson shot himself before crashing into another vehicle on Saturday in Anne Arundel County. He was driving his police cruiser east on Route 100 when he crossed the median and struck a vehicle heading west.

Widow: NYPD Sgt. Coerced Suicidal Cop Into Sex

February 1, 2013
An affair between an NYPD officer and his Queens sergeant that led to his suicide has spilled into the courtroom, after the officer's widow filed a lawsuit against the city, department, and sergeant.

Secret Service Agent Kills Self Amid Affair Probe

November 2, 2012
A senior Secret Service agent who was being investigated by the government for failing to disclose a long-standing relationship with a foreign citizen killed himself last week in Washington, people familiar with the matter told The Associated Press.

Four NYPD Suicides In Four Weeks

February 14, 2012
A veteran New York City police officer fatally shot himself Monday, becoming the fourth NYPD officer to commit suicide in as many weeks.

NYPD Cop's Fiancee: I Tried To Stop Suicide

January 23, 2012
The fiancee of an NYPD officer who committed suicide while on duty said she called the officer moments before the fatal act to "tell Terrence he needs help."

Veteran Seattle Cop Kills Self After Drug Arrest

January 6, 2012
A veteran Seattle Police officer arrested on suspicion of a drug offense was found shot a few hours later. He later succumbed to the self-inflicted gunshot wound.

Mich. Campus Chief Commits Suicide

December 27, 2011
A public memorial service has been set for Eastern Michigan University Police Chief Greg O'Dell, who was found dead from a self-inflicted gunshot wound on Friday.

N.M. State Police Investigate Sheriff's Apparent Suicide

December 5, 2011
Lea County (N.M.) Sheriff Rod Coffman was found dead at his home at 11:30 p.m. Sunday from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound.

Iowa Cop Killed Self On Duty

October 14, 2011
An Anamosa (Iowa) Police officer who was found earlier this month at a pedestrian bridge took his own life while on duty, Chief Bob Simonson announced.
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