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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.

Treatment and Redemption

June 18, 2013

With the help of strategic partnerships and programs aimed at treating addicted officers, treatment centers are opening their doors to first responders, helping them get better and return to work.

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.

Veteran Pa. Detective Kills Self

August 16, 2011
An Allegheny County (Pa.) Police detective who had saved a teenage girl's life committed suicide after a four-hour standoff with police. Homicide detective Lawrence Carpico, 49, died at 10:17 p.m. Saturday. He was found dead of a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head.

Vermont Sheriff Named To Late Wife's Job

August 11, 2011
Sgt. Ray Allen took over as sheriff of Grand Isle County, Vt., on Wednesday with mixed emotions — grateful for the opportunity, yet sad to replace the prior sheriff. Sheriff Allen has taken over a job left open when the former sheriff, and his wife, took her own life earlier this summer.

Conn. Training Conference Addresses Police Suicide

August 9, 2011
Four suicides of Connecticut law enforcement officers between April and June led to a training conference this week seeking to teach officers how to avoid future suicides.

Calif. Cop Facing DUI Charge Found Dead

August 2, 2011
A San Diego (Calif.) Police officer who allegedly caused a hit-and-run death last winter while off duty was found dead at his Clairemont Mesa home on Monday. Officer David Christopher Hall's wife reported his suicide at about 10 a.m. He apparently died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

On-Duty NYPD Cop Kills Self on City Street

May 18, 2011
An on-duty NYPD officer distraught over a possible breakup with his girlfriend shot himself in the head outside the Manhattan apartment where the couple lived.

Texas Border Chief Found Shot to Death

May 13, 2011
Chief Jose Del Angel, 44, was a 17-year veteran of the department that provides police services to the town located on the U.S.-Mexico border west of McAllen and southeast of Falcon Lake.

Ohio Sgt. Kills Self at Station

April 20, 2011
Sgt. Kevin Blakeley, 52, was notified at 7 a.m. Wednesday he would face disciplinary action as a result of an internal investigation. The 28-year veteran officer then took out his service weapon and killed himself.
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