Use of Force

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: Berkeley High School Grapples with Role of SROs in School Safety

Berkeley High School Grapples with Role of SROs in School Safety

School board debates the duties provided by the campus SRO and if more officers are necessary.

Read: Study from 10 Years Ago Found Racial Disparity in Security Calls at Seattle Children’s Hospital

Study from 10 Years Ago Found Racial Disparity in Security Calls at Seattle Children’s Hospital

The report found that calls for security at Seattle Children’s Hospital on black patients occurred twice as often as on white patients, but the hospital is only now doing something about it.

Read: Officer Who Fatally Shot Black Student in School Bathroom Won’t Face Charges

Officer Who Fatally Shot Black Student in School Bathroom Won’t Face Charges

Officer body-worn camera video of the school bathroom shooting has been released by the Knox County district attorney.

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: Hospital Investigates Security Officer for Use of Banned Restraint Technique

Hospital Investigates Security Officer for Use of Banned Restraint Technique

The same type of restraint used by the security officer was also used by Minneapolis police on George Floyd.

Read: Police Break Up Massive Party Near CU Boulder Campus

Police Break Up Massive Party Near CU Boulder Campus

Authorities estimate that nearly 800 people attended the CU Boulder party. Responding officers were injured and vehicles were damaged.

Read: Los Angeles School Board Cuts 133 Police Department Positions

Los Angeles School Board Cuts 133 Police Department Positions

Additionally, the use of pepper spray has been banned, and $25 million will be diverted from the Los Angeles School Police Department’s budget.

Read: Healthcare Security and Safety Executives Share Their Predictions, Trends and More

Healthcare Security and Safety Executives Share Their Predictions, Trends and More

Eighty hospital security, public safety and emergency management pros predict what healthcare security and safety will look like in the post-pandemic world.

Read: USC to Hold Forums Re-Evaluating Campus Public Safety Department

USC to Hold Forums Re-Evaluating Campus Public Safety Department

The series of forums was prompted by the death of George Floyd, as well as demands from student groups, activists and faculty wanting USC to fight racism on campus.

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