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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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April 01, 2006

23 Clayton (MO) officers get special training for dealing with emotionally disturbed people

By Janet McNichols SPECIAL TO THE POST-DISPATCH Special to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch (Missouri) Related... - Full Story
March 22, 2006

Man severs own penis, throws it at officers

Note from PoliceOne Columnist Chris Lawrence: This is a good case to keep in mind when responding to... - Full Story
January 23, 2006

Excited delirium: When suspects 'scare themselves to death'

BY SAMUEL BRUCHEY. STAFF WRITER Copyright 2006 Newsday, Inc. Dennis Cherbavaz slipped into a coma and... - Full Story
December 29, 2005

Police shoot mentally ill man in Columbus, OH

Related PoliceOne article: 5 tips for approaching the emotionally disturbed The Associated Press COLUMBUS,... - Full Story
February 09, 2005

Mentally Ill Man Admits Killing Calif. Officer

Also Read This PoliceOne Exclusive Report: Five S.M.A.R.T. Tips for Approaching The Emotionally-Disturbed... - Full Story
October 01, 2004

Deaths of Indy Cops Lead to Calls For Better Mental Illness Training

Related PoliceOne Exclusive Feature: Five S.M.A.R.T. Tips for Approaching The Emotionally-Disturbed The... - 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
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