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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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October 14, 2008

Wis. shooting victims sue officer's superiors

Related articles: Off-duty Wis. deputy sheriff fatally shoots 6 Wis. shooter's motives remain unclear... - Full Story
October 13, 2008

Seattle officers work with the mentally ill

Two officers dedicated to helping people get treatment, and heading off crisesRelated articles: Training... - Full Story
October 09, 2008

Two Mass. departments say less lethal options are sometimes the most appropriate

Ed Note: In the below article, Worcester police Chief Gary J. Gemme says about less lethal options that... - Full Story
October 09, 2008

L.A. murder-suicide puts police, counselors on alert

Related article: Six die in L.A. family murder-suicideBy Christina Hoag The Associated PressLOS ANGELES... - Full Story
October 08, 2008

Mentally disabled man sues Canadian police

By Tamara King The Canadian PressTORONTO, Canada — The case of a mentally disabled man allegedly... - Full Story
October 07, 2008

Six die in L.A. family murder-suicide

Gunman kills self, five kin over financial woes Los Angeles Police officers stand in front of the home... - Full Story
September 29, 2008

N.Y. authorities call for new 'cop crisis' unit

Related article: Police: TASER on nude man violated policyBy Reid J. Epstein NewsdayNEW YORK —... - Full Story
September 28, 2008

Wash. man threatens shooting at mall, faces possible jail time

Related articles: Deputy among 6 dead in Wash. shooting spree Wash. shooting spree suspect makes court... - Full Story
September 26, 2008

Police: TASER on nude man violated policy

NYPD reassigns cops involved in using stun gun on disturbed man who fell to his death in BrooklynRelated... - Full Story
September 25, 2008

N.Y. man falls, dies after shot with TASER

The Associated Press NEW YORK — A naked, distraught man fell to his death from a Brooklyn building's... - Full Story



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