Patient Escapes

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: 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: 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: 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: Robbery Suspect Injured by 11-Year-Old Escapes UNC Medical Center

Robbery Suspect Injured by 11-Year-Old Escapes UNC Medical Center

The suspect was receiving treatment at UNC Medical Center in Chapel Hill for injuries sustained after the boy hit him in the head with a machete.

Read: Psychiatric Patient Steals Ambulance From S.C. Hospital

Psychiatric Patient Steals Ambulance From S.C. Hospital

After escaping from Grand Strand Regional Medical Center, a psychiatric patient stole an ambulance and drove it around the parking lot.

Read: Lancaster General Hospital Creates Safety Plan After Receiving Citation

Lancaster General Hospital Creates Safety Plan After Receiving Citation

Part of the new plan will be appointing a Chief Operating and Integration Officer whose responsibility will be to oversee all clinical operations.

Read: Psychiatric Patient Attacks Washington Hospital Nurse

Psychiatric Patient Attacks Washington Hospital Nurse

A psychiatric ward patient attacked a nurse by biting off her earlobe in the latest attack on a staff member at Western State Hospital.

Read: Inmate Captured After Escape from Gerber Memorial

Inmate Captured After Escape from Gerber Memorial

A Newaygo County inmate who was being treated at Gerber Memorial Hospital escaped police custody and stole a motorcycle from a nearby home.

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