4 officers indicted on charges that they failed to stop a man’s suicide attempt at Rikers
Prosecutors say it took them nearly eight minutes to intervene when an 18-year-old attempted to hang himself.
Jul 25, 6:06 PM
Suicidal Man Afraid Of Being Deported Rescued From Brooklyn Bridge
A suicidal Belgian man afraid of being sent out of the country was rescued Sunday morning after cops talked him off of the Brooklyn Bridge.
Updated: Feb 6, 2017 11:11 AM
California Dispatchers Save Long Island Woman Attempting Suicide On Facebook Live
The dispatchers used pings from her cellphone as well as screenshots from Facebook and Google Maps to locate her.
Updated: Jan 27, 2017 2:07 PM
Man Who Tried To Jump Off Tribeca Building May Be Wanted For Murder
A cop negotiated the man to safety by speaking to him in Mandarin.
Updated: Aug 4, 2016 10:56 AM
Man Presumed Dead, Woman In Hospital After Separate Suicide Attempts Off George Washington Bridge
A man is presumed dead, and a woman has been hospitalized after two people attempted suicide off of the George Washington Bridge in separate incidents within minutes of each other on Friday.
Updated: Apr 12, 2014 11:37 AM
Teen Girl Survives Suicide Attempt At Brooklyn Subway Station
The girl is in critical condition.
Updated: Jan 6, 2014 1:41 PM
Queens Woman Sues Cops For Publicizing Her Subway Suicide Attempt
A Queens woman is suing the NYPD for $7 million because she claims the publicity around her attempted suicide by subway has prevented her from getting a job.
Updated: Aug 18, 2013 12:14 PM
Man Who Shot Himself Outside NYPD Precinct Is In Critical Condition
He was apparently upset about a domestic abuse investigation.
Updated: Mar 30, 2013 1:19 PM
Arts & Entertainment
"Seinfeld" Actor Daniel Von Bargen Survives Suicide Attempt
Von Bargen told a 911 operator, "I was supposed to go to the hospital and I didn't want to."
Updated: Feb 22, 2012 6:28 PM
Prosecutors Nervous About Officers' Mental Health In Wake Of Cop Suicide Attempt
Officer Robert McGee, who is currently at North Central Bronx Hospital because of burns from clutching the third rail, is telling friends that he's "ashamed of this whole thing."
Updated: Sep 16, 2011 5:17 PM
Quick Crew Thwarts Statue Of Liberty Ferry Suicide Try
A 57-year-old Haitian immigrant was pulled from the river by a fast-acting ferry crew.
Updated: Aug 15, 2011 10:03 AM
Photos: Suicide Attempt On The Williamsburg Bridge
The NYPD spent three hours yesterday talking down a distraught 39-year-old Midtown man from jumping off the Williamsburg Bridge.
Updated: May 22, 2011 10:46 AM
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