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NYPD Cop Sues City Over Mental-Health ‘Stigma’

A veteran cop who blew the whistle on the NYPD’s handling of officer mental-health treatment — amid a spike in police suicides — is suing the city for $1 million, The Post has learned.

Jonathan Oliveras, who joined the force 13 years ago after tours in the Iraq War, exclusively told The Post last year he was publicly embarrassed by police supervisors after revealing to department doctors that he’d been on anti-depressants.

The 41-year-old filed a lawsuit in Manhattan Supreme Court Friday against New York City and, according to a notice of claim filed in December, is seeking $1 million in damages.

Read the source article at New York Post

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