GNR officer commits suicide while on duty

A GNR officer, 26, pulled the trigger on himself on Wednesday morning (November 18) while on duty at Guarda’s rapid intervention unit, the GNR have confirmed. The officer had recently been on an “extended psychiatric leave”, says Jornal de Notícias. His body was found at 7am by a fellow officer starting his shift. He was the 13th police officer to commit suicide this year.