White Plains officer dies in the line of duty
A White Plains police officer died in the line of duty this afternoon.
Officials say Michael Perry, 43, collapsed in front of police headquarters after chasing and arresting a suspect.
Perry was taken to White Plains Hospital where he was pronounced dead. Perry was a seven-year veteran of the White Plains Police Department.
In a statement, White Plains Police Commissioner David Chong said, "Michael Perry is a hero, his death has rocked this entire Police Department to its core. He loved being a police officer and he loved the City of White Plains. He will be greatly missed and our deepest condolences go out to his caring family."