BREAKING: Officer Shoots Himself At NYPD Facility

A police officer shot himself at an NYPD facility in the Bronx.

New York, NY - A police officer shot himself at the parking lot of an NYPD facility in the Bronx on Friday.

Officers received a 911 call through Mount Vernon police warning that the officer had planned to harm himself, according to New York Daily News.

Authorities arrived at the NYPD Auto Crime and Narcotics Division on Abbott St. in Wakefield at around 10:50 a.m., according to the Daily News. They found the officer with a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

The wounded officer was rushed to Jacobi hospital, and his condition has not been released.

Day-in and day-out police officers deal with the best and the worst of society. They deal with death, destruction, and all that is evil in this world.

No police officer ever wants to admit that a call has affected them emotionally. No police officer wants to show weakness when a child dies in their arms. No police officer wants to admit that they are having financial troubles, or that their marriage is falling apart, or that they have alienated themselves from their children because they work so many overtime hours. This lack of communication leads to walls, which leads to solitude, which leads to depression, which, when not addressed, leads to suicide.

Please watch out for other officers who look like they may need help.

Our thoughts and prayers are with the wounded officer and his family.

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bronx163
bronx163

The job has changed.
Cops dont look out for other cops these days.
These new millenials are just there to collect pay check and go home.
Old days u became a cop because of the action and exciting life. We all new being a cop would never get you rich.

But today if u go for help job labels you, put you in projects watching cameras and harrassing u when something out of your control happens. Place you in court house dealing with nast prisoner intake from collars. Great way to help a cop with stress and issues.
So cops refuse to seek help from the job and we have what happened today.

SAD DAY AND TIMES.

BROTHERS AND SISTERS YOU HAVE TO LOOK OUT FOR ONE ANOTHER THE JOB WILL NOT.

Hwninblu
Hwninblu

I was just thinking the other day, the 27 years I've been in had friends go prison, commit suicide and killed on duty. If I would stayed in the City, I probably wouldn't have the marriage n family I have now. Got transferred to the Northshore and stayed. It hurts every time an Officer thinks the only way out of committing suicide. Please get hel p

LumberFlip
LumberFlip

Lol.

ApricotHead45
ApricotHead45

R.I.P comrade

ProGODProUSA
ProGODProUSA

This type of stories makes my heart hurt. I hope the officer recovers and that he gets the help he desperately needs.