Officers-turned-aldermen steered conversation at a two hour subject matter hearing on mental health resources for cops Monday. Ald. Anthony Napolitano (41), Ald. Willie B. Cochran (20), and Ald. Chris Taliaferro (29) spoke about their own traumatic experiences on the force and the fear among officers that seeking help could diminish their standing with fellow officers, lead to the loss of their Firearm Owner’s Identification cards or even their jobs.

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