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.
There should be policies, procedures, and practices that have been trained by all the participants — beginning with LEOs and EMS, but also including 911 call takers and dispatchers — for incidents involving excited delirium subjects - Full Story
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.