NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — There has been another heartbreaking loss for the NYPD.

The Department announced Monday evening that one of its own had taken his own life earlier in the day.

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Police said the 53-year-old detective, whose name was not officially released, was found dead at his mother’s home in the Middle Village section of Queens on Monday afternoon.

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He was a 29-year veteran of the force, currently assigned to the police commissioner’s Liasion Office.

Last year, the commissioner declared a mental health crisis in the Department. Ten active members took their own their own lives in 2019.

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