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Thu Feb 7, 2019, 07:46 PM

Alarming Number Of Police Officer Suicides Prompts Outreach In Chicago

Chicago — Chicago police are investigating an officer's death last Saturday as a possible suicide. If so, that would make six police suicides there since the summer. Blue HELP, which provides mental health resources for police, said officers are twice as likely to die by their own hands than in a confrontation with a criminal.

Every week, Chicago Police Chaplain Rev. Dan Brandt rides deep into the city's most violent neighborhoods, listening to the cops who patrol these streets. What he hears are cries for help.

"These officers see more evil in the course of a 10-hour tour than most anybody sees in a lifetime," Brandt said.

It can't be unseen.

"When an accountant goes home, he can talk to his spouse about the audit that he or she just conducted without really burdening his or her spouse. But officers don't want to go home and burden their spouse with ugliness, the blood and the guts they've encountered over the last eight or 10 hours," Brandt said.

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Thu Feb 7, 2019, 07:54 PM

1. Yep, bummer lefties have proven how they hate the police.........

'"But officers don't want to go home and burden their spouse with ugliness, the blood and the guts they've encountered over the last eight or 10 hours," Brandt said."

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Mon Feb 11, 2019, 10:06 AM

2. The horror! The horror!



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