It’s a startling new employee training video that shows a man storming into a hospital waiting room, pulling out a gun, and demanding to see a doctor. Employees at Brigham and Women’s Hospital watched it Friday to learn how to take on an armed intruder.
Senior Officer Joel Lashley discussed one of the critical high risk points in the custodial process of any suspect and that is when they are at a health care facility. He discusses the issues of protecting yourself, the medical personnel and other people who will be at increased risk due to the vulnerability of non-institutional health care providers. This is a subject we rarely think about but can be a matter of life and death if fail to follow some important basics