Forensic Patients

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 hospitals 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.

Read: Hospital Forensic Patient Watches Taking San Francisco Police Officers Off the Streets

Hospital Forensic Patient Watches Taking San Francisco Police Officers Off the Streets

Lack of funding and Sheriff’s Department chronic understaffing are making the problem of guarding suspects particularly challenging.

Read: Patient Takes Officer Gun, Shoots Several Rounds in Colorado Hospital

Patient Takes Officer Gun, Shoots Several Rounds in Colorado Hospital

Although several shots were fired by the forensic patient during the incident, no one was hit by gunfire.

Read: Hospital Patient Steals Police Cruiser, Collides with 3 Other Vehicles

Hospital Patient Steals Police Cruiser, Collides with 3 Other Vehicles

The suspect has been charged with dangerous operation of a motor vehicle causing bodily harm and fleeing police

Read: 16 Features of Effective Hospital-Police Partnerships

16 Features of Effective Hospital-Police Partnerships

These features serve as a useful checklist for hospital officials evaluating their relationships with local law enforcement agencies.

Read: Forensic Patient Shoots Officer at Charleston Area Medical Center

Forensic Patient Shoots Officer at Charleston Area Medical Center

The patient was originally arrested following a high-speed pursuit in which he attempted to remove a gun from the holster of an arresting officer.

Read: Discharged Patient Arrested for Refusing to Leave Hospital Dies in Jail

Discharged Patient Arrested for Refusing to Leave Hospital Dies in Jail

A homeless man who was treated at Norman Regional Hospital was arrested for refusing to leave; he died two hours later in jail.

Read: Murder Suspect Fakes Injury, Escapes Police Custody at Hospital

Murder Suspect Fakes Injury, Escapes Police Custody at Hospital

A jail nurse recommended the inmate be transferred to a local North Carolina hospital after he complained of a shoulder injury.

Read: Hawaii State Hospital Waited 10 Hours to Report Dangerous Escapee

Hawaii State Hospital Waited 10 Hours to Report Dangerous Escapee

The escapee had been acquitted of a 1979 murder by reason of insanity and was diagnosed with sexual sadism and necrophilia.

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