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An Eighth NYPD Police Officer Has Died by Suicide This Year

An Eighth NYPD Police Officer Has Died by Suicide This Year

Eighth NYPD officer suicideA New York Police Department officer has died by suicide — becoming the eighth to do so this year — a law enforcement official told CNN.

The 35-year-old was a seven-year veteran who temporarily was assigned to a detail surrounding Yankee Stadium.

The officer left a note  behind, the law enforcement official said. He was off-duty at the time,  two law enforcement sources told CNN.

Of the eight NYPD officer suicides in  2019, six have happened since June. The recent cluster has rattled the  department, with leaders trying to come up with a way to tell the rank and file that it’s OK to ask for help.

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