Off-duty NYPD officer commits suicide in Long Island; fourth NYC cop to take his own life this month – New York Daily News

On June 5, Deputy Chief Steven Silks, 62, fatally shot himself not long after filing his retirement papers. He was found shortly before dawn near Forest Hills Stadium in Queens. The next morning, the NYPD frantically searched for a missing detective, Joseph Calabrese, 58, after his car was found near Plum Beach, alongside the Belt Parkway in Brooklyn. Calabrese’s body was found that afternoon.