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    4th NYPD Officer in Recent Weeks Kills Himself

    I can only imagine the levels of evil and stress that are witnessed by officers in large cities such as this. My heart goes out to all of their families and brothers/sisters in blue

    U.S. News - Report: 4th NYPD officer in 4 weeks kills himself
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    Rest in peace.

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    Very sad. May they rest in peace.




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    "It's a great life. You risk your skin catching killers and the juries turn them loose so they can come back and shoot at you again. If your honest , your poor your whole life. And , In the end , you wind up dying all alone on some dirty street. For what? For nothing. For a tin star."
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    It's an oft over-looked problem among us...whether it's happening from street stress or internal stress, it happens way too much. RIP.
    "If anything worthwhile comes of this tragedy, it should be the realization by every citizen that often the only thing that stands between them and losing everything they hold dear... is the man wearing a badge." -- Ronald Reagan, in the wake of the deaths of 4 CHP troopers in the Newhall Incident, 1970

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    Quote Originally Posted by 121Traffic View Post
    It's an oft over-looked problem among us...whether it's happening from street stress or internal stress, it happens way too much. RIP.
    Overlooked and denied.

    Brothers & sisters... don't be afraid to ask for help -- or to ask someone else if they need help.

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    Damn. RIP.
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    While I can say I was never contemplating suicide, I went through depression, and probably a little PTSD, from a traumatic incident last year that I'm still getting over. And I know the feeling that asking for help is "weak".

    We need to change as a culture to ensure that the people going through this know that it's not weak to recognize the need for help, and to ask for it. Like Dirty harry said, "A man's got to know his limitations".
    The world would be much cleaner if blind people carried brooms instead of sticks.

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    This is another reason I started supporting LE.

    I wish I could offer the support you need but maybe our presence here can help a little. I have 2 daughters that offer their support as well even though they're not members. You are not alone here on this site nor out there on your shifts. Our thoughts are with you and you are in our prayers...always.
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    Police Officers put themselves at risk for strangers every day. Some do not make it home to their families. Next time you think of saying something negative about the police, remember...YOU are one of the strangers.

 

 

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