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Emotionally Disturbed Persons (EDP)

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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Actors, mentally ill aid NYC police training meant to calm

Actors, mentally ill aid NYC police training meant to calm

Training program is meant to help cops better handle the growing number of interactions they have with people in emotional or mental distress - Full Story

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Relatives: Man tied to Dallas shooting was mentally unstable

Relatives: Man tied to Dallas shooting was mentally unstable

Shooter showed signs of violence and mental instability for years beforehand, according to authorities and family - Full Story

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P1 Photo of the Week: SWAT training in Chattanooga PoliceOne Members - Photo of the Week

P1 Photo of the Week: SWAT training in Chattanooga

(PoliceOne Image) This week's photo of the week comes from Sgt. Josh May with the Chattanooga Police D... - Full Story

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Defense: Seattle man believed killing cops was his duty

Christopher Monfort wanted to kill cops when he firebombed police cars at a maintenance facility in 2009, and when that failed, he took action 9 days later - Full Story

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States retool police training in wake of high-profile shootings

States retool police training in wake of high-profile shootings

New philosophy was endorsed this week by President Obama's 21st Century Policing task force - Full Story

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Supreme Court: Police immune over arrest of mentally ill woman

Left undecided question of whether police should have taken special precautions when arresting armed and violent people suffering from mental illness - Full Story

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Fla. officer shot, suspect killed in gun battle

18-year-old gunman yelled, "Go ahead and kill me" to the officers as the Sunday shootout occurred.

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Fla. officer shot, suspect killed in gun battle

Fla. officer shot, suspect killed in gun battle

18-year-old gunman yelled, "Go ahead and kill me" to the officers as the Sunday shootout occurred - Full Story

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Police arrest NY man shot after hammer attacks

Police arrest NY man shot after hammer attacks

30-year-old David Baril, who remains in critical condition, faces assault and weapon charges - Full Story

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Mental illness: The challenges of staying on medication

PoliceOne Editor in Chief Doug Wyllie interviews Pat Doyle about some of the challenges those with mental illness face that cops may not be aware of.



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