Witnesses: Cop involved in ticketing scandal attempts suicide

An off-duty police officer with ties to the city's ticket-fixing scandal attempted suicide by jumping onto the subway tracks at the 238th Street subway station,

THE BRONX - An off-duty police officer with ties to the city's ticket-fixing scandal attempted suicide by jumping onto the subway tracks at the 238th Street subway station, according to witnesses.

Witnesses say the officer tried to grab the electrified third rail, which could have killed him. He has been hospitalized with minor injuries.

Various reports say the officer was involved with possible ticket-fixing in several Bronx precincts. Officers throughout the borough are accused of fixing tickets for family and friends. A grand jury has been investigating the allegations, and at least one officer has pleaded guilty.

Mayor Bloomberg: Any ticket-fixing has been correctedPolice union fighting back against 'ticket-fixing' allegationsReports: NYPD 'ticket-fixing' probe expands

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

VIDEO: Discovery of human remains in freezer shocks 1 VIDEO: Discovery of human remains in freezer shocks neighbors
Police have made an arrest in connection with 2 Police arrest man accused of hiding body parts at Hunts Point waste station
Click PLAY for the latest weather forecast. 3 Bronx Weather Forecast
Norwood residents are advocating for more security and 4 Residents demand better security, lighting after man beaten in lobby
Police say the 22-year-old victim was found shot 5 Police: Man injured in Crotona Parkway shooting

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE