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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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911 tapes to be released in Calif. police shooting case

By John Woolfolk San Jose Mercury NewsSAN JOSE, Calif. — Arguing public interest outweighs privacy... - Full Story

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Cows, UFOs, kids: Police deal with all aspects of life

Who ya gonna call? Apparently, your local PDBy Jim Stevens Milwaukee Journal SentinelMILWAUKEE, Wisc.... - Full Story

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Pa. police subdue man attacking cops with samurai sword

Officer counters sword attack with Baker BatshieldBy Stephanie Farr The Philadelphia Daily NewsPHILADELPHIA... - Full Story

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Ga. man shot after attacking cop with hammer

Atlanta Journal-ConstitutionHENRY COUNTY, Ga. — A Henry County officer shot and killed a hammer-wielding... - Full Story

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Tenn. officers seek dismissal of excessive force lawsuit

By Jacqueline Koch Chattanooga Times Free PressAn attorney for six officers who shot to death a man reportedly... - Full Story

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Va. program trains cops to help and understand EDPs

By Tony Stein Virginian-PilotNORFOLK, Va. — In 1982, Chesapeake police officers were called to... - Full Story

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Tenn. officers get new crisis training for EDPs

By Jacqueline Koch Chattanooga Times Free PressCHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — This area's new crisis intervention... - Full Story

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Ill. SWAT team ends 7-hour standoff at hospital

Ill. SWAT team ends 7-hour standoff at hospital

By Caryn Rosseau Associated PressCHICAGO — A gunman who fired one round inside a hospital before... - Full Story

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Police nab suspect after Texas teacher killed at school

Associated PressDALLAS — A special-education teacher who had a passion for music was fatally stabbed... - Full Story

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Wash. police capture schizophrenic killer

By Tim Klass Associated PressSEATTLE — A schizophrenic killer who slipped away from the staff of... - Full Story



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Emotionally Disturbed Persons (EDP) Columnists

More Than A Cop More Than A Cop
with Althea Olson and Mike Wasilewski
Beat-1 Beat-1
with Chris Lawrence