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New Hampshire Department Announces Officer Suicide

The Nashua Police Department on Thursday announced that one of its officers completed suicide while visiting family in Seattle, Washington earlier this week.

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Retired New York Officer Completes Suicide

A retired NYPD sergeant completed suicide early Wednesday morning. His wife discovered his body and reported it to local police.

Dutch Officer Murders His Children, Wounds Wife, Commits Suicide

A 34-year-old police officer in the Dutch city of Dordrecht—a suburb of Rotterdam—shot and killed two small children, wounded his wife, and then fatally turned the gun on himself.

Retired New York City Police Officer Dies from Apparent Suicide

An officer who retired from the New York Police Department reportedly died by suicide on Staten Island on Monday.

Sister of NYPD Officer Who Died By Suicide Says She Repeatedly Asked Department for Help

The sister of an officer with the New York Police Department who died by suicide last week told CBS News that she repeatedly contacted the agency to warn of her brother's failing mental health.

New York PBA President on Suicide: "Don't F—king Do It!"

Following two police officer suicides in the span of just over 24 hours this week—the eighth and ninth of the year for the department—the president of the Patrolman's Benevolent Association delivered a blunt message to officers who might be approaching crisis leading to self-harm: "Don't f—king do it!"

9th NYPD Officer Dies by Suicide This Year

An officer with the New York Police Department died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound in Queens on Wednesday evening—the ninth NYPD officer to complete suicide in 2019.

NYPD Officer Dies by Suicide—8th this Year

A 35-year-old police officer with the New York Police Department was found dead from a self-inflicted gunshot wound in his Yonkers home on Tuesday morning—the eighth death by suicide on the department in 2019.

NJ Attorney General Announces Plan to Address Officer Suicide

Dubbed the New Jersey Resiliency Program for Law Enforcement, it will require that all New Jersey police officers finish a two-day training course on coping mechanisms by the end of 2022, Attorney General Gurbir Grewal said in a statement.

New York Police Officer Dies of Apparent Self-Inflicted Gunshot Wound

An off-duty officer with the New York Police Department reportedly died by apparent suicide over the weekend, marking the seventh such death for the agency so far this year.