Forensic Patients

Read: Man Acquitted of Murder By Reason of Insanity Escapes from North Texas State Hospital

Man Acquitted of Murder By Reason of Insanity Escapes from North Texas State Hospital

Video surveillance shows Alexander Ervin escaped the maximum-security facility by scaling an eight-foot security fence.

Read: Durham DA: Officers Should Not Be Armed in Duke ER After Fatal Shooting

Durham DA: Officers Should Not Be Armed in Duke ER After Fatal Shooting

The recommendation was made after a patient grabbed an officer’s service weapon and fired it in the Duke University emergency department.

Read: 5 Fatally Shot at 2 Hospitals in 1 Day

5 Fatally Shot at 2 Hospitals in 1 Day

The fatal hospital shootings happened at Saint Francis Hospital in Tulsa, Oklahoma and Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton, Ohio.

Read: Hospital Violent Crime Increased 47% Last Year

Hospital Violent Crime Increased 47% Last Year

IAHSS’s latest crime survey found that the rate of murders, rapes, robberies, and aggravated assaults at U.S. hospitals dramatically increased in 2021.

Read: Man Fatally Shot at Duke University Hospital by Campus Police Officer

Man Fatally Shot at Duke University Hospital by Campus Police Officer

Authorities say the Duke shooting was prompted by a struggle between the man and Durham officers. The man was able to take away the gun of one of the officers.

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: Man Attacks 2 Massachusetts Hospital Security Officers

Man Attacks 2 Massachusetts Hospital Security Officers

One hospital security officer was punched in the nose, while the other was hit in the ribs.

Read: Mass. ER Nurse Attacked by Patient in Police Custody

Mass. ER Nurse Attacked by Patient in Police Custody

The nurse is speaking out about violence against nurses, which he says has been on the rise during the coronavirus pandemic.

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.

Read: Man Bites Lehigh Valley Hospital Security Officer, Assaults State Troopers

Man Bites Lehigh Valley Hospital Security Officer, Assaults State Troopers

The man was acting erratically and reportedly told responding state troopers he had smoked a cigarette dipped in PCP.

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