The officer took his life on Saturday afternoon on Staten Island.
The Sergeant's Benevolent Association tweeted saying,
Once again terrible news. Tonight the NYPD lost a sergeant to suicide. We ask that everyone pray for his family, friends and Co-workers. The NYPD continues to go through a difficult time. We know you won’t call the Dept if you need help please call the SBA please! 🙏➕👮♀️🇺🇸 pic.twitter.com/e473M5MuWK— SBA (@SBANYPD) July 27, 2019
Mayor Bill de Blasio issued a statement saying these tragedies cannot continue.
If you or anyone you know is having trouble coping, you are urged to call the Suicide Prevention Hotline at 1-800-273-8255
NYPD officers can call the Employee Assistance Unit at 646-610-6730 or the Chaplains Unit at 212-473-2363
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