Glidden had a long history of depression, episodes of rage, and a prior suicide attempt in front of officers the previous December; he and his family and the local police were well aware of it. In the late morning, after an attempt to pull him over and after a brief high-speed chase and minor crash, Glidden threatened officers with a 12-inch fighting knife. He was shot three times. A note and items in his car suggest a planned suicide.

ID: 1791

Victms Name: James Glidden
Age: 35
Gender: Male
Race: European-American/White

City: Plymouth
County: Plymouth
State: MA
Zip Code: 2360
Country: United States of America

Agency: Plymouth Police Department

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Circumstances surrounding mental health: Glidden had a long history of depression, episodes of rage, and a prior suicide attempt in front of officers the previous December; he and his family and the local police were well aware of it. In the late morning, after an attempt to pull him over and after a brief high-speed chase and minor crash, Glidden threatened officers with a 12-inch fighting knife. He was shot three times. A note and items in his car suggest a planned suicide.

Symptoms of mental health: Yes

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