Maine Hospitals Upgrade Security

BANGOR, Maine — 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.

Eastern Maine Medical Center (EMMC) has added a metal detector, security guards and a nightly Bangor police officer to monitor the emergency room, reports.

Meanwhile, St. Joseph’s Hospital has added police officers equipped with Tasers to monitor the facility. Acadia Hospital has also hired an on-duty officer.

Read the full story.

Related Articles:

If you appreciated this article and want to receive more valuable industry content like this, click here to sign up for our FREE digital newsletters!

Leading in Turbulent Times: Effective Campus Public Safety Leadership for the 21st Century

This new webcast will discuss how campus public safety leaders can effectively incorporate Clery Act, Title IX, customer service, “helicopter” parents, emergency notification, town-gown relationships, brand management, Greek Life, student recruitment, faculty, and more into their roles and develop the necessary skills to successfully lead their departments. Register today to attend this free webcast!

Get Our Newsletters
Campus Safety HQ