A excessive-rating New York City Police Department officer died after a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head.
Deputy Chief Steven Silks was present in an unmarked patrol automobile sporting civilian garments Wednesday night, only one month earlier than he would flip 63 and face necessary retirement. He had shot himself in the head, with the gun reportedly found beside him. He was rushed to the hospital however couldn’t be saved.
A fellow officer informed the New York Daily News that Silks was deeply dedicated to the job. Silks reportedly submitted his necessary retirement papers the day earlier than.
“His family lives out of state. He’s not married. He absolutely lived for the NYPD,” the officer mentioned. “He was admired and cherished by everyone he labored with. He was aged out. He’s the type of man who would have served till he died of pure causes.”
Sources inside the NYPD mentioned Silks had expressed unhappiness forward of his necessary departure from the power. He had served the power for 39 years.
There isn’t any ‘precise’ proof that he was the one who handed over the Anthony Weiner’s laptop computer to the FBI but it surely’s attention-grabbing that two NYPD officers dedicated that very same day or inside 24hrs of one another.. Seems an excessive amount of of a coincidence, it will be attention-grabbing to discover out if Steven Silks labored with the different officer in any respect… And to know if he was in possession of the laptop computer…