CHICAGO (CBS)–For the third time in only three months, The Chicago Police Department is mourning the loss of an officer who took his own life.
A 44-year-old officer was found at his Near West Side home Sunday with a gunshot wound.READ MORE: Bulls Down To 11 Players With 4 Out For NBA Health And Safety Protocols
Last year, the Chicago Police Department had five suicides.
Nearly three weeks ago, Chicago police and other departments attended a suicide awareness and prevention seminar.
The police departments makes therapists available to all officers, and remind them that help is available on an anonymous basis.READ MORE: 2 Dead, 1 Critically Injured In Crash Outside Midlothian Driver's Service Facility
The National Suicide Prevention hotline is one place to turn to for help. The number is 1-800-273-8255.
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