October 2012 - Report Exec

South Dakota university students concerned after attack

31 Oct 12

University security management and officials are working with police to investigate a violent situation that took place on a South Dakota college campus. According to Keloland.com, a 21-year-old female student was attacked from behind as she was walking back from a night class. Since the parking lot’s security cameras were unable to catch the incident, the school’s dean Craig Johnson said they are still actively investigating. Although some students are concerned about the fact that the incident took place, Johnson told […]

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NYC hospital employees act efficiently during storm

30 Oct 12

In the days leading up to Hurricane Sandy’s East Coast landfall, hospitals, universities and other public establishments did as much as they could to ensure everything was going to be protected during the storm. The devastating effects of the storm caused some major hospitals to shut down, however, employees did everything they could to support patient safety. According to The Associated Press, physicians at New York University Langone Medical Center went out of their way to carry patients down the […]

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Hospital security officers catch woman after dangerous incident

25 Oct 12

A woman was recently arrested for trying to run over a security management employee at a Virginia hospital. According to The Associated Press, prior to the incident, the 27-year-old woman was involved in an argument outside the facility after she ran her car into a parked vehicle. Police were alerted of the woman before she arrived to the hospital’s parking lot because she was allegedly driving down a nearby highway speeding at 93 miles per hour. One of the hospital’s […]

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Hotel management lead police to suspects following string of assaults 

24 Oct 12

A New Orleans man recently died after he got into an argument with a hotel security guard. The Associated Press reported that the 48-year-old man was transported to a Lafayette, Louisiana, hospital after he was in a confrontation with a security guard at a local motel. “Once in the lobby, the suspect attempted to move toward an employee, at which time the suspect was taken to the ground by the security guard,” according to a news release from Lafayette police. […]

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Baltimore hospital responds to tragedy with improved security management

24 Oct 12

Two years after a shooting at Baltimore-based Johns Hopkins Hospital raised national concern, the medical facility has been working to improve its hospital security management and limit any possible violent events in the future. According to WorkForce, last June, Johns Hopkins Health System risk manager Jeffrey Natterman highlighted some of the safety deficiencies the facility had during a speaking engagement at the American Society for Healthcare Risk Management’s 2012 conference. The main issue the hospital failed to notice, he concluded, was the […]

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University of Michigan retools security program

23 Oct 12

The University of Michigan is undergoing some security changes after officials made a disturbing discovery. According to Security Info Watch, officials found out that a photograph involving the sexual exploitation of children was stored on a flash drive at the university’s hospital went unreported for six months. Last May, a female resident found the image on the device along with a number of other inappropriate images, however, the medical resident failed to report the image until the next day. After […]

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