New support for police, firefighters following suicides

October 08, 2019

As the NBC 10 I-Team first reported, at least six Rhode Island firefighters have died from suicide this year — and the crisis involves local police officers, too. Chief Sid Wordell, Executive Director of the state Police Chief’s Association, told NBC 10 that at least one Rhode Island police officer has taken his own life this year, and the most recent suicide wasn’t the first.

New support for police, firefighters following suicides