Chicago Tonight

Fourth Chicago Police Officer Dies by Suicide This Year

Clip: 07/19/2022 | 10m 37s | Video has closed captioning.

Several city council members are calling for a hearing on the mental health challenges faced by Chicago Police officers — after a fourth officer dies by suicide, this year alone. Police Superintendent David Brown, though, has defended canceling days off for officers during the violent summer months — and says his officers are accessing mental health resources.

Aired: 07/19/22

Rating: NR

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