A Chicago police detective took his own life on Sunday, the department's spokesman said in a tweet, marking at least the second suicide by an officer on the force this year.
Eric Concialdi, a 16-year veteran killed himself at his home located on the west side of the city on Sunday afternoon from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Another officer made the discovery just after 1 p.m. "It is with profound sadness that we share the news that a CPD detective took his own life yesterday after going through personal hardships," spokesman Anthony Guglielmi wrote in a tweet Monday. "Our deepest condolences & prayers go out to his family, friends & CPD officers & detectives."
An autopsy will determine the manner aChicago police said in January it would be implementing changes for police officers who are struggling with mental health or are in need of help.nd cause of death of the 44-year-old.Police Superintendent Eddy Johnson said last fall that each department unit will be assigned a therapist and each officer involved in a traumatic event would be evaluated.