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Mass. Officers Talk Suicidal Woman Off Crane

July 22, 2013  | 

Speaking calmly and reassuringly, three police officers persuaded a 30-year-old woman who was threatening to kill herself to climb down from a construction crane yesterday morning.

Police Chief John Romero said the officers "absolutely" saved her life.

The woman was taken by Patriot Ambulance to Lawrence General Hospital, where she was treated for lacerations and given a psychological evaluation, police said.

Read the full Eagle-Tribune story.

Tags: Negotiating with Suspects, Suicidal Subjects, Lawrence (Mass.) PD


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