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Emotionally Disturbed Persons (EDP)

Emotionally Disturbed Persons (EDP)

The Emotionally Disturbed Persons (EDP) topic examines and explains nature of people with social, mental, or behavioral problems and equips cops with the tools they need to safely handle these subjects, many of whom are close to suicide. Dealing with an emotionally disturbed person can be one of the most challenging encounters for an officer on patrol.
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July 16, 2009

Police fatally shoot armed man near U.S. Capitol

Associated PressWASHINGTON — A chaotic scene unfolded at the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday after police... - Full Story
July 09, 2009

Philly police shooting raises questions of how to deal with the mentally ill

By Jennifer Lin Philadelphia InquirerPHILADELPHIA — Advocates for the mentally ill are questioning... - Full Story
July 03, 2009

L.A. officers subdue unruly naked airline passenger

By Heather CLark Canadian PressALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A passenger stripped naked during a US Airways... - Full Story
June 27, 2009

Animal hoarders pose unique problem to LEOs

By Wendy E. Normandy Chicago TribuneOAK LAWN, Ill. — Oak Lawn police responding to an odor complaint... - Full Story
June 19, 2009
Hinckley gets more time away from mental hospital

Hinckley gets more time away from mental hospital

By Nerda Pickler Associated PressWASHINGTON — John Hinckley, who tried to assassinate President... - Full Story
June 14, 2009

Not all Utah officers get mental-crisis training

By Ethan Thomas Deseret Morning NewsAlthough some law enforcement officers across the state receive specific... - Full Story
May 25, 2009

Ohio police fatally shoot man who attacked neighbors

Associated PressTOLEDO, Ohio — A man who didn't get his nightly telephone call from his mother... - Full Story
May 24, 2009

Indy police justified in shooting man with machete

By Kevin O'Neal Indianapolis StarINDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — A machete-wielding man was shot and killed... - Full Story
May 11, 2009

Wisc. officers learn what it's like to be mentally ill

By Stephanie Brien Journal-Times RACINE, Wisc. — “Turn your voices on,” Racine Police... - Full Story
April 14, 2009

N.M. cop who made miracle recovery helps mentally ill

By Hailey Heinz Albuquerque Journal Albuquerque Police Department Sgt. Carol Oleksak was shot in the... - Full Story



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