According to sources within the NYPD, a detective from the department has taken his own life at his home in Queens and shot himself in the head. At around 11:30 p.m. on Sunday, the officer, who was 28 years old and whose name was not immediately made public, shot himself in the head inside his home on Beach 139th Street in Belle Harbor, close to Beach Channel Drive, according to authorities and sources. The officer’s home is located on Beach 139th Street near Beach Channel Drive.
In 2019, there were 10 police officers who took their own lives, which is twice the annual rate seen in previous years. This year, there have already been two police officers who have committed suicide. As a direct response to the problem, the department developed a brand new anonymous program for suicidal ideation called “Finest Care.” It provides no-cost therapy from licensed psychologists and psychiatrists affiliated with Northwell Health.
Police officers have the ability to seek aid from the hospital system in complete anonymity thanks to the initiative. According to the police, in 2020 there were four officers who took their own lives, and in 2021 there were three officers who took their own lives. According to the police, the officer committed himself by shooting himself in the head around 11:30 p.m. when he was at home on Beach 139th Street, which is close to Beach Channel Drive.
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Police sources have stated that a 52-year-old off-duty NYPD cop was discovered with self-inflicted gunshot wounds inside of a residence in West Bay Shore, Long Island, in the month of June.
According to the records kept by the city, he had served with the agency for a total of 18 years. According to our sources, he was a member of the NYPD Highway Patrol in the borough of Queens. Officer Sean Armstead, who was 36 years old and worked for the New York Police Department, took his own life one month ago after accidentally killing the young lover of his wife at a Buffalo Wild Wings restaurant in Orange County.