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Philadelphia Police Commissioner Charles H. Ramsey to Receive MHASP's 2009 Bell of Hope Award

Dr. Trevor Hadley Will Receive MHASP's Leadership Award PHILADELPHIA, May 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Philadelphia Police Commissioner Charles H. Ramsey has been chosen to receive the prestigious Bell of Hope Award presented by the Mental Health Association of Southeastern Pennsylvania (MH...

2 studies examine medical consequences of police use of force during restraint

Dr. Jared Strote at the University of Washington Medical Center led a group that examined the medical records of nearly 900 patients subdued by the Seattle Police Department with a Taser over a six-year period. Less than one percent required hospital admission for an injury related to the restrain...

As SEIU Prepares Hostile Takeover of United Healthcare Workers, Surveillance of Local Union Office Ends in Assault by Off-Duty Police Officer

OAKLAND, Calif., Jan. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Days before national SEIU officials are expected to launch a hostile takeover of United Healthcare Workers (UHW), an off-duty police officer apparently hired as a private investigator aggressively photographed members of the local union and assau...

New York-Based Sanders Law Firm Files Claim for Good Samaritan Beaten by New York City Police Officers

Leading personal injury law firm files notice of claim against City of New York and New York City Police Department. Mineola, NY (Lexis Nexis) August 28, 2008 -- http://thesandersfirm.com/attorney.asp?attorneyid=14 [Marc Grossman], senior partner of leading national p...

DNC 'Party Crashers:' Police Arrest 1 Pro-lifer at Black Caucus; Eject Operation Rescue Leader from DNC Interfaith Gathering at Colorado Convention Center

DENVER, Aug. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Civil Disobedience Planned at Pepsi center for Tuesday, August 26, between 2:00 - 2:30 P.M. to protest Obama's and Biden's support for child-killing by abortion. Two Catholic Priests, one Evangelical Pastor among those who plan to be arrested. Ran...

Hero Police Dog Succumbs to Cancer - Morris Animal Foundation Honors 'Rocky' - Also Honored 'Rocky' Six Years Ago When He Was Shot

- Rocky Loses Cancer Battle on the Anniversary of His Heroism - Morris Animal Foundation Leading Campaign to Cure Canine Cancer - One in Four Dogs Dies of Cancer - Leading Cause of Death in Dogs over 2 DENVER, Aug. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Cancer has claimed a hero police dog, and Morris Ani...

No-nose bicycle saddles improve penile sensation and erectile function in bicycling police officers

Cincinnati, Ohio August 7, 2008 - An innovative study appearing in the August issue of The Journal of Sexual Medicine examined, for the first time, if noseless bicycle saddles would be an effective intervention for alleviating deleterious health effects, erectile dysfunction and groin numbness,...

OrthoSynetics(TM) Donates Body Armor to New Orleans Police Department

Metairie-Based Company Helps to Fill Law Enforcement Need METAIRIE, La., June 5 /PRNewswire/ -- OrthoSynetics(TM), the largest provider of business services to orthodontic and dental practices worldwide, announced today that its Community Relations Committee has donated body armor and a...

Study shows power of police and fire officers as injury-prevention messengers

ANN ARBOR, Mich. Nearly every night, on nearly every TV station in the country, the local newscast features news of the days car crashes, fires and other injury-causing events. But a new study finds that those stories often miss the boat when it comes to helping viewers understand what steps t...

Philadelphia Police Officer Helps Amputee Receive Power Wheelchair From The SCOOTER Store

Local Woman Receives Gift of Mobility after Officer Makes Call to The SCOOTER Store MEDIA ADVISORY FOR TUESDAY, JANUARY 15, 2008 WHO: Stephanie Richardson, 56, Housebound amputee and Philadelphia resident David Belrose, Mobility Manager, The SCOO...

Partnership for a Drug-Free America and Council Bluffs Police Department Introduce Methamphetamine Prevention Program to Iowa Law Enforcement

Meth360 Program First Adopted in Council Bluffs, Now Offered to All Iowa Communities SIOUX CITY, Iowa, Oct. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, at the annual conference of the Iowa State Police Association, the Partnership for a Drug-Free America, along with the Council Bluf...

Serious Injury Rare With Police Tasers

99.7% of cases ended in just scrapes and bruises, study found MONDAY, Oct. 8 (HealthDay News) -- Tasers, electroshock weapons used by many police departments as a non-lethal way to incapacitate suspects, are generally safe and cause only a very low rate of serious injuries, say U.S. researchers ...

Nurses play a key role in police custody suites, complementing the traditional role of doctors

Nurses are now playing a valuable role in assessing people held in police custody, complementing the traditional role of the police doctor and improving response times, according to research published in the latest Journal of Advanced Nursing. Researchers from the University of Wolverhampton, U...

Partnership for a Drug-Free America and Colorado Springs Police Department Introduce Methamphetamine Prevention Program to Colorado Law Enforcement

FORT COLLINS, Colo., Sept. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, at the annual conference of the Colorado Drug Investigators Association, the Partnership for a Drug-Free America, along with the Colorado Springs Police Department, announced the statewide availability of a community outreach program designe...

Drug Detection Kits Manufactured By IDenta Corp. Shown During French Television Broadcast (at TF1) - Product Aids French Police In Bust of 600 Kilograms Of Cocaine

JERUSALEM, September 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- IDenta Corp. (OTC: IDTA.PK) announced today that identa - stinger drug detection kits appeared during a recent French television news broadcast. TF1, the leading French television station, broadcast the story on August 7, 2007 during an evening...

'Suicide by cop' phenomenon occurring in over a third of North American shootings involving police

Pasadena, CAFebruary 18, 2009"Suicide by Cop" (SBC) is a suicide method in which a person engages in actual or apparent danger to others in an attempt to get oneself killed or injured by law enforcement. A new study in the Journal of Forensic Sciences examined the prevalence of this phenomenon a...

Rice political scientists co-author report on ethnic/racial aspects of Taser use by Houston police

A new report co-authored by Rice political scientists Mark Jones and William Reed with colleagues at the University of Houston finds patterns and/or aberrations in the use of Tasers related to ethnicity, gender, race and geography. The report, titled "A Statistical Analysis of the Use of Conduc...

MedeFile International Teams with Newark Fraternal Order of Police

Company to Equip Law Enforcement Officers with Mobile Access to Personal Medical Records - Anywhere, Anytime Enrolls Nearly 1,000 Police Officers in MedeFile System During National Police Week CEDAR KNOLLS, N.J., June 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ --...

Polish Police Break Up Nurses' Pay Protest

Polish police broke up a demonstration Wednesday by dozens of nurses who had blocked a main road in front of the prime minister's offices as part of a pay protest. The nurses had set up camp in the street in the aftermath of a demonstration Tuesday by 4,500 health service staff. An AFP rep...

Warrior Culture in Los Angeles Police Force

Anguished questions are being raised over the police brutality seen while dispersing a rally of immigrants in Los Angeles on May Day. To quote from an eye-witness account - Without warning, cops descended into a park full of families, homeless and handicapped individuals and street cart vend...

Bone in Woolmer’s Neck Found Broken, Say Police Source

Suspicions that Pakistan’s cricket coach Bob Woolmer might have been murdered are strengthening.// A bone in his had been found broken and it indicates that he might have been strangled in his hotel room, it is claimed. Less than 24 hours after Pakistan’s stunning defeat at the hands of ...

Delhi Police Seized 4,400 kg of Banned Drug Mandrax

Methaqualone, popularly known as Mandrax, is a "downer" used to get relief from mental stress and anxiety. Its long-term side effects, however, have led to the banning of the// drug in most countries. Methaqualone was introduced in the 1960s into the pharmaceutical market as non-addictive sle...

Delhi Police Quiz Suspects In Girl's Kidnapping

Seven suspects were being interrogated by Deli Police in connection with the abduction of a 17-year-old schoolgirl on Saturday//. Two men in a car kidnapped a student of the Sarvodaya Kanya Vidyalaya in Gandhi Nagar, but the girl escaped in Connaught Place on Friday//. "We have registered a ca...

High Court Orders Taking Shahabuddin to AIIMS in Police Custody

The appeal of incarcerated Siwan MP Mohammad Shahabuddin for specialised treatment for his nagging spinal problem was granted today with the Patna High Court // ordering that he be taken to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in New Delhi. The order was passed by Justice V N Si...

AIIMS Doctors Assists Police in Rahul Mahajan’s Drug Abuse Cas

Doctors of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) are helping the police unravel the medical complexities in the drug abuse case involving Rahul Mahajan. // The police have obtained the medical records of Rahul, son of late Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Pramod Mahajan, and ...

CMHA Calls For Better Trained Police For Dealing With The Mentally Ill

The Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) has called for better training for policemen while dealing with suspects who suffer from mental illnesses. // The Alberta Police had used a Taser on a man, which resulted in his death. The CMHA is of the opinion that this could have been avoided if spec...

I Am a Muslim With Moderate Views, Haneef Tells Australian Police

India is seeking consular access to Mohammed Haneef, currently detained in Australia, in connection with the failed Glasgow bombing. On Tuesday the Indian External Affairs Ministry summoned Australia's high commissioner, John McCarthy, to express its concern over the treatment of Haneef. ...

No Foul Play, Woolmer Died of Naural Causes, Say Jamaican Police

Woolmer, 58, died after being found unconscious in his Kingston hotel room on 18 March, after Pakistan lost to Ireland in the cricket World Cup . An initial pathologist's report had concluded that he had been strangled. Every member of the Pakistan team was fingerprinted before returning home, spar...

Federal Judge Sentences Defendants Who Perpetrated $10.9 Million Medicare Fraud HIV Infusion Scheme

...partment of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General, Office of Investigations (HHS-OIG) and the FBI . The work of the Homestead, Fla., police Department was instrumental in the apprehension of Pacheco when he attempted to flee during trial. The case was tried by Kirk Ogrosky, John S. ...

Wrongful Death Lawsuit for Tyler R. Hill Against Ambassadors Group, docleaf, et al., Officially Settled

... to inform themselves of the safety record of agencies and supervisors they are entrusting their kids to." Grijalva recommends parents contact foreign police authorities to report abuse and then contact local, state and federal agencies to report child endangerment. Until laws are passed to impose sanctions...

Shatters Guinness Book of Records Mark

... who worked for three months to create the behemoth ball gathered with NYPD police officers who escorted the oversized matzo monster from a special oversized ...klyn soup kitchen. The massive round mound of matzo was trucked with police escort from a specially designed 100-gallon kettle in New Jersey where it s...

Detroit Branch NAACP President, Rev. Dr. Wendell Anthony, Denounces Congressman Thaddeus McCotter's Resolution

...thony: Congressman Thaddeus McCotter is misguided in his attempts to force President Barack Obama to apologize for his remarks to the Cambridge police Department. If Congressman McCotter is interested in passing resolutions for apologies then he should start by issuing an apology to the citizens of ...

Eagles to Host 2nd Annual American Red Cross Training Camp Blood Drive

...ature important information and interactive displays on fire prevention and police safety with the Bethlehem Fire and police Departments, as well as healthy living information for adults and children,...

Moore Unique Skin Care Announces the Release of Eventone Glycolic Texturizer for Men and Women

... The Moore Unique Shaving System has been endorsed by the Houston police Department and is used by many in the workforce. Mr. Clarence Bradford, former chief of the Houston police Department, has been using Moore Unique Skin Care products for nearly twent...

Glenmark Brings to the Notice of the Authorities Irregularities of the Clinical Investigator at its Jamnagar Site in Gujarat

... MUMBAI, July 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - A police Complaint has Been Lodged by Hospital Authorities Citing Fraudulent Activit...e Baroda Medical College (where he was transferred from Jamnagar) while the police complete their investigations regarding the full extent of potential fraud ...

Cars Are No Place for Kids to Be Alone

...ays check your car interior and trunk first, the organization advises. If you spot a child alone in a hot vehicle or suspect hyperthermia, call the police or 911 for help. Warning signs of hyperthermia include skin that is red, hot and moist or dry, a lack of sweating, a strong rapid pulse or a slow weak...

Crime, Drugs and Health Problems Face Vancouver's Downtown Eastside

...oth. Criminal activity and poor health are major problems facing many who live or operate in the downtown eastside. A 2003 study done by the Vancouver police and Simon Fraser University found, out of 100 different users, half had said they spent $100 per day on illegal drugs, and 61% said they had committed...

'Can't Text, I'm Driving!'

...nts caused by text messaging while driving was in June 2008 when five teen girls from Rochester, New York, were killed in a collision with a tractor. police reports indicated that the driver of the vehicle was texting just seconds before the accident. A Harris Interactive Poll from August 2008 sho...

Joint Committee on Judiciary Holds July 14 Hearing On Bill to Increase Criminal Penalties for Assaulting Nurses

...nst nurses can be perpetrated by patients, families, friends or visitors (including gang members). In fact, nurses are assaulted at work on a par with police officers and prison guards, yet oftentimes no action is taken against those who attack nurses. WHO: Testifying at the hearing wi...

Drug Crimes in Canada Cause Continuing Problems for Small Communities

... a drug addiction, and just one day gets caught by police for possession of a small amount," comments Nick H...cit drug crimes reach a thirty-year high. Various police forces believe that this is due to the police coming down on drugs that have caused opposite tre...
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