In February 2007, Officers Jill Ehlers and Donna Kading of the West Covina, CA Police Department had to face down an EDP refusing to show his hands. Hear what led to their officer-involved shooting and the aftermath of the incident.
PoliceOneTV's Dave Smith talks with Jay Sandstrom, Wisconsin DOC/DHFS - Ret., about some unique strategies in dealing with Emotionally Disturbed Persons. He emphasizes the importance of taking proactive steps and establishing trust.
Imagine dealing with an emotionally disturbed subject who is chest deep in swamp water trying to drown a baby! PoliceOneTV's Dave Smith takes you through this harrowing real-life experience as two deputies struggle to save the child.
One of the issues facing officers in any extended standoff situation is how to maintain their heightened vigilance as time wears on. PoliceOneTV's Dave Smith takes a look at a real life example of how attention and fatigue can actually become distractors to one another in critical situations.
PoliceOneTV's Dave Smith takes you step by step through the video of an actual incident where an EDP assaulted an officer with a unique and ambiguous threat that forces all of us to think about how we might have dealt with this strange threat!