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Law Enforcement Response to Suicidal Subjects - Legal Realities and Options

LE Response to Suicidal Subjects

Excellent course with excellent instructors who were tasked with teaching a difficult course topic.

The instructors did a masterful job of initiating positive change in the way that most officers view the topic and the appropriate tactics that should be used at calls involving suicidal subjects.

Captain

Nashua (NH) Police Department

LE Response to Suicidal Subjects

The instructors were engaging and did an excellent job relaying the information in an organized and interesting manner. This is a very important topic and I would be interested in attending future related training.

 

Sergeant

Merrimack (NH) Police Department

LE Response to Suicidal Subjects

The instructors are obviously passionate about this topic and very knowledgeable. I don’t believe this information can be shared too much. As law enforcement we have been conditioned to react to individuals with mental illness in certain ways, and while our intentions may have been good, the tactics used may not have been appropriate.

The instructors did an excellent job providing historical context, both from a law enforcement perspective as well as a legal perspective (case law).

Excellent training class!

Officer

Irving (TX) Police Department

LE Response to Suicidal Subjects

The course provided a great understanding of what to consider in response to suicidal subjects. It provided a different way of thinking and I see a huge benefit from this.

The “decision guide” that was created was very well thought out and simple to use! Great appreciation of the whole class in general.

Captain

Robbinsdale (MN) Police Department