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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December 19, 2014
Milwaukee to speed police training in handling mentally ill

Milwaukee to speed police training in handling mentally ill

Milwaukee Police Department is stepping up training so that all police officers on the force would be fully trained to deal with the mentally ill by 2018 - Full Story
December 16, 2014
Horror over deadly Sydney siege turns to anger

Horror over deadly Sydney siege turns to anger

Leaders demanded to know how a man with a violent criminal history slipped through the cracks and ended up in a cafe where he took 17 hostages - Full Story
December 16, 2014

Can identifying mental illness stop terror attacks?

New studies have challenged several decades of thinking that psychological problems are only a minor factor in the making of terrorists - Full Story
December 10, 2014
No terrorism link seen in NY synagogue attack

No terrorism link seen in NY synagogue attack

Man with a history of mental illness slipped into the headquarters of a major Jewish organization and stabbed an Israeli student in the head - Full Story
December 09, 2014

Video: NY police kill knife-wielding man in synagogue attack

Emotionally disturbed man who refused to drop his knife after stabbing an Israeli student in the head was shot and killed by an officer - Full Story
December 08, 2014

Detroit PD argues for TASERs after rookie cop slashed in face

A rookie Detroit Police officer is being credited with saving his partner during a razor-blade attack Saturday by a woman with possible mental health issues - Full Story
December 08, 2014

Suspect in Amtrak attacks says he saw demon before stabbings

Passenger accused of stabbing 4 on an Amtrak train told police he began the attack after seeing another man turn into a demon - Full Story
December 04, 2014

Video: Mich. cops pursue homeless man driving stolen ambulance

Homeless man claimed he was heading to strip club in the stolen vehicle - Full Story
November 26, 2014
FBI data shows thousands of gun sales beat checks

FBI data shows thousands of gun sales beat checks

More gun sales than ever are slipping through the federal background check system — 186,000 last year - Full Story
November 24, 2014

Trending Topics: When cops face danger inside a hospital

By PoliceOne Staff From deadly police standoffs to sudden attacks on medical workers, this week’s... - Full Story



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