Officer Safety

Read: OCR Issues Guidance to Help Ensure First Responders and Others Receive Protected Health Information about Individuals Exposed to COVID-19

OCR Issues Guidance to Help Ensure First Responders and Others Receive Protected Health Information about Individuals Exposed to COVID-19

Here’s how covered entities may disclose protected health information about an individual who’s infected with or exposed to COVID-19 to law enforcement, paramedics, other first responders, and public health authorities.

Read: COVID-19 Patient Escapes Connecticut Hospital

COVID-19 Patient Escapes Connecticut Hospital

The 55-year-old homeless male, who had tested positive for COVID-19, left on foot.

Read: How Police Officers Can Protect Themselves from Coronavirus Exposure

How Police Officers Can Protect Themselves from Coronavirus Exposure

With the rise in number of law enforcement agencies reporting employee exposure to COVID-19, here’s how officers can protect themselves.

Read: 22 Rules for New Campus Police and Security Officers

22 Rules for New Campus Police and Security Officers

If you are new in your department, follow these guidelines to greatly increase your chances for success.

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: Beating the Heat During the Dog Days of Summer

Beating the Heat During the Dog Days of Summer

Heat can take more of a toll on your campus than you might realize. These steps will help you address your risk.

Read: Truman State Selects ScheduleAnywhere for Officer Scheduling

Truman State Selects ScheduleAnywhere for Officer Scheduling

ScheduleAnywhere allows officers to communicate scheduling remotely from any computer or mobile device with internet access.

Read: Opinion: When a ‘Good Guy with a Gun’ Gets Shot

Opinion: When a ‘Good Guy with a Gun’ Gets Shot

Two recent police shootings of ‘Good Guys with Guns’ in Alabama and Oregon are examples of the risks of friendly fire when armed citizens try to become first responders.

Read: All Univ. of Wisconsin Campuses to Carry Narcan

All Univ. of Wisconsin Campuses to Carry Narcan

University of Wisconsin police officers will now carry Narcan so they can quickly revive individuals who have overdosed.

Read: The 15 Most Common Types of Hospital Security Officer Training

The 15 Most Common Types of Hospital Security Officer Training

Eight of the 15 hospital security officer training categories decreased in prevalence compared to four years ago.

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