Treatment & Healthcare are complex issues for cops as well as criminals. After an officer-involved shooting, a cop must be treated for mental, emotional, and physical injuries. The same goes for criminals who have been injured, although the approach is considerably different.
Officer Manny Espinoza utilized his department's recent CPR training to save an unconscious woman who was left crumpled on the side of the road by fellow drug users. (Telegraph Image) Just part of the job
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