May 7, 2013
University of Southern California (USC) students protested Monday against the Los Angeles Police Department and accused its officers of racial bias for breaking up two raucous parties early Saturday near campus.
March 28, 2013
Here's a reminder of the alternatives available when a situation doesn't warrant deadly force.
March 7, 2013
A patient pried open a Dominican Hospital emergency room door and then punched a doctor and physician’s assistant in mid-February.
March 4, 2013
On Friday a grand jury determined that a campus police officer who fatally shot a University of South Alabama (USA) student will not be charged.
February 15, 2013
Between 200 to 300 students were involved in a melee Thursday at South High School here. Police were forced to use chemical spray to break up the brawl.
February 7, 2013
In an effort to keep patients safe and cut down on the number of calls to the Bangor Police Department, hospitals here have implemented new security measures.
January 24, 2013
Authorities are investigating the death of a man after a police officer and hospital security officer both used a Taser on him in two separate incidents.
December 12, 2012
Campus police officers at Eastern Michigan University (EMU) will soon be equipped with TASERs beginning in January.
December 10, 2012
California State University San Bernardino police fatally shot a bipolar graduate student outside his apartment Saturday, after he fought with authorities in a brawl that lasted up to 10 minutes.
December 5, 2012
Results from Campus Safety's opinion survey also show that 42% of respondents believe campus police and security officers do not have the right type of lethal and less lethal weapons to appropriately respond to an incident.
December 4, 2012
The family of University of South Alabama (USA) freshman Gil Collar, who was fatally shot by campus police, filed a wrongful death lawsuit Monday against the university and two of its police officers.
November 29, 2012
A fight at Advocate Christ Medical Center that stemmed from visitors’ refusal to leave a patient’s room resulted in the arrests of two individuals.
November 17, 2012
Community members at the University of California, Davis are considering developing a civilian oversight committee, which would direct campus police action, in response to last year’s pepper spray incident.
November 15, 2012
A former security officer at Baptist Medical Health South has voiced his concerns over the new non-violent techniques that security officers must employ against combative patients.
November 13, 2012
A campus officer who fatally shot a sword-wielding man has left the hospital, after receiving treatment for a severed finger.
October 31, 2012
The legal guardian of a 10-year-old Tularosa Elementary School student, who was shot in the chest with a 50,000-volt Taser gun by a New Mexico police officer during a career day visit, has filed a civil lawsuit against the cop and the New Mexico Department of Public Safety (DPS).
October 10, 2012
Investigators say that a nude, 18-year old University of South Alabama (USA) freshman had taken LSD and assaulted others before a campus police officer fatally shot him early Saturday morning.
October 4, 2012
The improvements are in response to the March 8 shooting at the facility’s psychiatric clinic that left two people dead and seven injured.
September 27, 2012
Attorneys for 21 University of California Davis students and recent alumni announced the details of their settlement of the federal class-action lawsuit against the school over the November 2011 pepper-spraying incident.
September 20, 2012
Prosecutors decided not to charge the officers after reviewing the findings of a university-appointed task force.