Tag: atascadero

On February 28th, 2018

PERB Issues Complaint Against DSH Following CSLEA’s Unfair Practice Charge CSLEA Protecting Hospital Police Officers Against Department Retaliation

  By CSLEA Supervising Legal Counsel Dave De La Riva SACRAMENTO - On February 16, 2018, the Public Employment Relations Board (PERB) issued a Complaint against the Department of State Hospitals - Atascadero State Hospital (DSH-ASH). The Complaint was the result of an Unfair Practice Charge filed by the California Statewide Law Enforcement Association (CSLEA) […]

On December 11th, 2017

CSLEA Welcomes New Members at ASH

By CSLEA Member Services Representative Jim Laughlin ATASCADERO - On December 8, 2017, the California Statewide Law Enforcement Association (CSLEA) conducted a New Employee Orientation (NEO)at Atascadero State Hospital for six newly hired police officers.  State Hospital police officers have a full range of duties that include protecting patients, staff, visitors, hospital grounds and ​property and the surrounding […]

On February 14th, 2017

CSLEA Welcomes ASH Investigators, Police Officers and Communication Operator to Membership

By Jim Laughlin, CSLEA Member Services Representative ATASCADERO - On the February 10, 2017, California Statewide Law Enforcement Association (CSLEA) Member Services Representative Chris Scrimiger and I met with newly hired police officers, investigators and Communications Operators at Atascadero State Hospital. State Hospital Safety Employees are tasked with the protection of the mentally ill, hospital […]

On May 6th, 2014

Two Atascadero State Hospital Police Officers Injured in Attack By Patients Pepper Spray and Baton Used To Stabilize Attackers

On Tuesday, April 29, 2014, two state hospital police officers and  two other hospital employees were injured in an attack by three patients at Atascadero State Hospital (ASH).  The assaults happened at about 8:30 p.m. when three patients in the dayroom caused a disturbance and charged at hospital employees. Despite attempts to quell the disturbance, […]

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