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    8-30-08 Question of the Day

    If someone with multiple personalities threatens to kill himself, is it considered a hostage situation?

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    No. It must be a situation where one or more persons are being held against their will by one or more individuals.

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    I wait so then I can investigate it has a murder/suicide

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    I believe that is what is known as a Polish hostage.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Five-0 View Post
    I believe that is what is known as a Polish hostage.
    Now I thought that was when the guy threatens that if you come in he'll blow his own head off
    Romans 8:28-31

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    Quote Originally Posted by Five-0 View Post
    [Steps forward] Says: "Betcha won't!"











    Don't ever ask me to negotiate.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Reca View Post
    If someone with multiple personalities threatens to kill himself, is it considered a hostage situation?
    I hope the stress isn't getting to Terminator!

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    Doesn't it depend on which personality is doing the threatening?
    Arm the sheep!

 

 

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