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Trauma behind the smiles hid tragedy of effects of PTSD on 'officer of distinction'

Police negotiator fighting depression and anxiety took his own life on Christmas Eve.

Father and son: The family of DI Terry Hopkins, pictured with Oliver, set up a JustGiving page to highlight suffering of PTSD 'silent killer'

Father and son: The family of DI Terry Hopkins, pictured with Oliver, set up a JustGiving page to highlight suffering of PTSD 'silent killer'

Date - 26th April 2019
By - Nick Hudson - Police Oracle
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An officer “excitedly” looking forward to a promotion to intelligence commander carried the burden of the effects of PTSD “hidden behind the smiles”, an inquest was told. Detective Inspector Terry Hopkins – lauded as a...
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