Lancaster police officer's death ruled a suicide; first responders urged to get help
York Daily Record
Published June 27, 2018
Lancaster City Police on Wednesday announced that the recent death of Patrol Officer Mark Gehron, 43, was a suicide.
Gehron, a 19-year veteran of the police bureau, died Saturday, June 23.
He was previously a volunteer firefighter and, as a police officer, received several awards and commendations.
Gehron was also the father to sons Chris and Carter, both of Lancaster.
In its release, the Lancaster Police Department said the law enforcement community experiences an average of 130 deaths a year related to officers in crisis.
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