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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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Stabbed NYPD cop home for daughter's birthday

Stabbed NYPD cop home for daughter's birthday

Two weeks after a deranged man plunged a jagged knife into his head, the brave officer left the hospital - Full Story

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Man arrested after armed siege in central London

Man arrested after armed siege in central London

British media had claimed that the man was holding people captive, but police said they were 'not aware of any hostages' - Full Story

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Sex offender remains free due to Utah loophole

Law doesn't allow judge to consider two dozen pending cases when determining danger to society - Full Story

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NYPD officer stabbed in head

NYPD officer stabbed in head

Officer Eder Loor, 28, emerged from surgery late afternoon Tuesday - Full Story

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Autopsy pending for porn actor after police altercation

He was handcuffed to a gurney for transportation in an ambulance - Full Story

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Police and autism: New stats may forecast more contact with ASD subjects Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief - 10-43: Be Advised...

Police and autism: New stats may forecast more contact with ASD subjects

Newly-released statistics from the CDC offer an ideal moment to remind ourselves of the sensitivity of police contacts with subjects with autism spectrum disorders - Full Story

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Armed, troubled teen shot after confronting Utah officers

15-year-old was believed to have made comments to neighbors 'that he was bent on violence' - Full Story

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Law enforcement interaction with the dangerously mentally ill

Law enforcement interaction with the dangerously mentally ill

According to research, there are 7 indicators that are precursors to violence when exhibited in the mentally ill. Aaron Bassler, a dangerous fugitive who eluded capture last fall for more than a month, fit this "profile." - Full Story

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Law enforcement interaction with the dangerously mentally ill Greg Sancier - Street Psychology — Advantage Officer!

Law enforcement interaction with the dangerously mentally ill

For years now the controversial debate has raged on regarding people who suffer from mental illness an... - Full Story



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Emotionally Disturbed Persons (EDP) Columnists

10-8: Life on the Line 10-8: Life on the Line
with Charles Remsberg
Beat-1 Beat-1
with Chris Lawrence