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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November 23, 2014

Video: Ala. officer shoots knife-wielding man

Police responded to reports of a man threatening someone with a knife when the shooting occurred Friday - Full Story
November 21, 2014
Newtown shooter's history reviewed in new report

Newtown shooter's history reviewed in new report

Agency that investigated the background of the man who carried out the 2012 massacre is issuing a report on his mental health history - Full Story
November 07, 2014
Video: Minn. man attacks nurses in hospital rampage

Video: Minn. man attacks nurses in hospital rampage

A video released Thursday by police documents a man's brutal attack on hospital staff that ended with the suspect dying in handcuffs. - Full Story
November 04, 2014

Minn. hospital patient attacks nurses, dies in handcuffs

Patient who attacked four nurses with a metal bar had been suffering from recent episodes of confusion and delusion - Full Story
October 17, 2014
Fired Wis. officer describes deadly shooting

Fired Wis. officer describes deadly shooting

Officer told superiors he became concerned for his safety as soon as he saw the odd way the man was lying on the ground in a park - Full Story
October 16, 2014
Chief: Wis. cop fired for ignoring training in scuffle, deadly OIS

Chief: Wis. cop fired for ignoring training in scuffle, deadly OIS

Chief: While officer correctly identified man as someone who was emotionally disturbed, he ignored training and police policy and treated him as criminal - Full Story
September 15, 2014

Trending topics: When non-compliance is met with a TASER

By PoliceOne Staff For this week’s ‘Trending Topics,’ we look at 5 more videos capturing... - Full Story
September 05, 2014

Video: NY police TASER naked man wielding knife at playground

The unidentified man stripped naked and shoved a man to the ground after stumbling onto a playground - Full Story
September 04, 2014

US gives $3.1M for Newtown school recovery

The school district is receiving more money for counseling and other services for parents, students and staff members - Full Story
September 02, 2014

Video: Texas police fatally shoot man with replica

Six officers opened fire on 30-year-old Jose Walter Garza after arriving on-scene - Full Story



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