A 23-year veteran Peekskill police officer apparently committed suicide inside his home on Welcher Avenue over the weekend.

Chris Vazeos, 49, was remembered as an “all-around great guy” by Peekskill Mayor Frank Catalina, who was a long-time friend to the officer.

"He would walk into a situation where nine out of 10 guys would call for backup,” said Catalina. “He would basically handle...

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