Video: Body cam captures tense talk-down of armed suicidal man

The man pointed the gun at himself as officers arrived and shouted suicidal threats


By PoliceOne Staff

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A newly released body cam video captured the moment when officers talked down an armed, suicidal man near a school. 

According to KOB 4, Albuquerque police were called to the scene after receiving reports of an armed man near an elementary school.

The man pointed the gun at himself as officers arrived and shouted suicidal threats.

As seen in the video, officers were able to talk the man down and apprehend him. 

The man will undergo a mental health evaluation and will face firearm charges, according to the report. 

  1. Tags
  2. Officer Safety
  3. Albuquerque
  4. Officer Survival
  5. Suicide
  6. APD
  7. Body cam

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