Two veteran police officers die by suicide in 24 hours, stunning Department

The deaths by suicide of Deputy Chief Steven Silks and Detective Joseph Calabrese, who killed themselves on consecutive days, have left the NYPD reeling. Both men were highly respected and loved officers with impressive careers.

The NYPD’s commissioner made a statement urging troubled cops to seek help, reports Michael Wilson for the New York Times.

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