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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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June 01, 2007

Murder charge filed in Ohio officer’s death

The Associated Press Read Officer Down: Jason West CLEVELAND HEIGHTS, Ohio — A man accused of fatally... - Full Story
May 27, 2007

Ohio officer fatally shot while responding to domestic involving EDP

Mentally ill suspect had made threats against police before By Rachel Dissell, Donna Miller and Scott... - Full Story
May 16, 2007

4 Va. officers shoot mentally ill man

Editor's Note — Officers are increasingly finding themselves challenged with handling calls involving... - Full Story
March 28, 2007

Conn. cops shock suspect who claims he's V.P. Cheney

Editor's Note -- With an increase in the number of Emotionally Disturbed People (EDPs) on the streets... - Full Story
March 02, 2007

NYC man tries to stab cop, breaks knife on officer's shield

The Associated Press NEW YORK — An emotionally disturbed man driving his car on a sidewalk nearly ran... - Full Story
December 18, 2006

Naked man shot by Ark. police

Editor's Note: If you find yourself facing a naked suspect, remember that you are quite possibly dealing... - Full Story
September 25, 2006

'Excited Delirium' cited in deaths

By JULIA GLICK Associated Press Writer DALLAS- Police found 23-year-old Jose Romero in his underwear,... - Full Story
September 21, 2006

Man accused of shooting at R.I. police found incompetent

The Associated Press NEW SHOREHAM, R.I.- A Connecticut man accused of firing a shotgun at police officers... - Full Story
September 15, 2006

Comparisons between Dawson College killer and Columbine assailants

The Associated Press Some comparisons between the Dawson College killer Kimveer Gill and Columbine assailants... - Full Story
September 05, 2006

Homeless man fatally shot after brandishing knife at Calif. officer

The Associated Press SAN MATEO, Calif.- San Mateo police say an officer fatally shot and killed a homeless... - Full Story

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Emotionally Disturbed Persons (EDP) Columnists

Destroying Myths & Discovering Cold Facts Destroying Myths & Discovering Cold Facts
with Force Science Institute
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