Emergency Room Violence

Read: Public Hospitals in San Francisco to Decrease Use of Law Enforcement

Public Hospitals in San Francisco to Decrease Use of Law Enforcement

The proposal recommends using mental health staff instead of law enforcement to respond to crises in hospitals.

Read: Body Camera Footage Reveals Identity of Police Officers Who Fired Shots in Fatal Hospital Shooting

Body Camera Footage Reveals Identity of Police Officers Who Fired Shots in Fatal Hospital Shooting

Newly released body camera video identifies two Columbus, Ohio, officers; four hospital security officers remain unnamed in ongoing investigation.

Read: Suspect Fatally Shot in Ohio Hospital Emergency Department

Suspect Fatally Shot in Ohio Hospital Emergency Department

The suspect who was in the emergency department for medical treatment exchanged gunfire with two police officers and a hospital security officer.

Read: University of Kentucky Hospital Emergency Departments Add More Security Measures

University of Kentucky Hospital Emergency Departments Add More Security Measures

Emergency department visitors will now be scanned with handheld metal detectors.

Read: Survey: Video Surveillance Continues to Be a Valuable Tool for Campus Protection Pros

Survey: Video Surveillance Continues to Be a Valuable Tool for Campus Protection Pros

Schools, colleges and hospitals use their security cameras for everything from entrance/exit monitoring and visitor verification to market research and more. Here’s the latest data on campus video surveillance usage, maintenance and buying trends.

Read: Fight Breaks Out in Silver Cross Hospital ER Over Infant’s Death

Fight Breaks Out in Silver Cross Hospital ER Over Infant’s Death

The melee was between two different foster families who were both helping raise the 6-month-old baby girl.

Read: Report: Type 2 Hospital Workplace Violence Rate Increased Last Year

Report: Type 2 Hospital Workplace Violence Rate Increased Last Year

IAHSS’ latest hospital crime survey found that in 2019, Type 2 assaults jumped 25% and aggravated assaults more than doubled compared to the previous year.

Read: How to Get What You Need from Your Security Systems Integrator

How to Get What You Need from Your Security Systems Integrator

Four campus protection pros describe how they vet their electronic security contractors and the top challenges they must address.

Read: Patient Arrested for Attack on New Jersey Hospital Security Officer

Patient Arrested for Attack on New Jersey Hospital Security Officer

The suspect attacked the hospital security officer with his fist and a pen-styled knife.

Read: Solving Your Emergency Department’s Security Challenges

Solving Your Emergency Department’s Security Challenges

Following healthcare security industry guidelines, providing training and developing threat assessment teams are just some of the ways you can protect your hospital’s ED.

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