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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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December 24, 2008

Family of knife-wielding man fatally shot by police seeks $5 million

By Henry K. Lee San Francisco ChronicleSANTA ROSA, Calif. — The family of a mentally ill man who... - Full Story
December 17, 2008

Utah standoff suspect's determination surprised police

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December 16, 2008

Calif. police grapple with officer suicides

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December 11, 2008

Ariz. killers boast on wiretaps

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December 07, 2008

Man allegedly attacks speed camera with pickax

The Associated PressGLENDALE, Ariz. — A 26-year-old man faces criminal charges after being accused... - Full Story
December 03, 2008

Va. man guilty of trying to kill officer

By Janie Bryan The Virginian-PilotPORTSMOUTH, Va. — Clara Winfield told a 911 dispatcher her grandson... - Full Story
December 03, 2008

Pa. suspect kills himself after nine hour standoff

By Kathleen Brady Shea The Philadelphia InquirerPHILADELPHIA — After allegedly killing a man in... - Full Story
November 25, 2008

Cutbacks have NYPD preparing for more crime

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November 24, 2008

L.A. man with swords killed by security guard

The Associated PressLOS ANGELES — Police said a man who waved a pair of Samurai swords on the grounds... - Full Story
November 22, 2008

Mental health staff relying on L.A. police

Because of a shortage of beds and quirk in law, some emergency patients are referred to law enforcement.... - Full Story



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