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State Police Investigator Joseph Becerra talks, while interviewed (Credit: Xavier Mascareñas)

State Police Investigator Joseph Becerra talks, while interviewed at the New York State Police Troop K Barracks in Hawthorne, about his work dealing with people attempting suicide by jumping off of the Tappan Zee Bridge. (Oct. 12, 2012)

State Police Investigator Joseph Becerra

State Police Investigator Joseph Becerra has talked several people down from the Tappan Zee Bridge before they can attempt suicide by jumping. (Oct. 12, 2012)

State Police Investigator Joseph Becerra talks, while interviewed
(Credit: Xavier Mascareñas)

State Police Investigator Joseph Becerra talks, while interviewed at the New York State Police Troop K Barracks in Hawthorne, about his work dealing with people attempting suicide by jumping off of the Tappan Zee Bridge. (Oct. 12, 2012)

State Police Investigator Joseph Becerra talks, while interviewed
(Credit: Xavier Mascareñas)

State Police Investigator Joseph Becerra talks, while interviewed at the New York State Police Troop K Barracks in Hawthorne, about his work dealing with people attempting suicide by jumping off of the Tappan Zee Bridge. (Oct. 12, 2012)

State Police Investigator Joseph Becerra talks, while interviewed
(Credit: Xavier Mascareñas)

State Police Investigator Joseph Becerra talks, while interviewed at the New York State Police Troop K Barracks in Hawthorne, about his work dealing with people attempting suicide by jumping off of the Tappan Zee Bridge. (Oct. 12, 2012)

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State Police Investigator Joseph Becerra talks, while interviewed
(Credit: Xavier Mascareñas)

State Police Investigator Joseph Becerra talks, while interviewed at the New York State Police Troop K Barracks in Hawthorne, about his work dealing with people attempting suicide by jumping off of the Tappan Zee Bridge. (Oct. 12, 2012)

The Tappan Zee Bridge seen from Tarrytown. (Feb.
(Credit: Rory Glaeseman)

The Tappan Zee Bridge seen from Tarrytown. (Feb. 8, 2012)

The Tappan Zee Bridge photographed on the north
(Credit: Rory Glaeseman)

The Tappan Zee Bridge photographed on the north side during a tour provided by the New York Thruway Authority. (March 13, 2012)

Traffic flows on the Tappan Zee Bridge from
(Credit: Rory Glaeseman)

Traffic flows on the Tappan Zee Bridge from Rockland to Westchester County, in the background, over the Hudson River. (March 13, 2012)

Westbound traffic crosses the Tappan Zee Bridge. (Feb.
(Credit: Angela Gaul)

Westbound traffic crosses the Tappan Zee Bridge. (Feb. 17, 2012)

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Traffic heads north toward Rockland along the Tappan
(Credit: Rory Glaeseman)

Traffic heads north toward Rockland along the Tappan Zee Bridge. (Feb. 8, 2012)

Tarrytown firefighters wait at a staging area on
(Credit: Christian Wade)

Tarrytown firefighters wait at a staging area on the Westchester side of the Tappan Zee Bridge after a man stopped his car and climbed down to a catwalk on the bridge. (May 6, 2012)

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