Tag: Coalinga State Hospital

On January 17th, 2018

Hospital Police Officers Answer Call to Duty in Coalinga State Hospital Riot & Lockdown

COALINGA – California state hospital police officers are responding from throughout California to assist Coalinga State Hospital (CSH) police officers following a patient riot, lockdown, and investigation at CSH which began several days ago. Four days of tension between patients and staff continues following an additional large incident January 16, 2018 in which patients struck […]

On January 6th, 2017

New State Hospital Police Officers, Firefighters & Dispatchers Receive a Warm Welcome From CSLEA

NAPA – In the first week of January 2017, Member Service Representatives Chris Scrimiger, Jim Laughlin, and Shelley Bishop met with newly hired police officers, firefighters and communications operators at Napa, Coalinga and Metro State Hospitals. “By meeting with our newest members, we can introduce ourselves on a very informal level and answer any questions […]

On October 20th, 2016

CSH Police Investigate Drug Smuggling by Patients, Staff & Visitors Eight arrested, investigation continues

COALINGA – After a six-month joint investigation by Coalinga State Hospital (CSH) Police and the Coalinga Police Department, investigators arrested two former hospital employees, two hospital visitors and four patients in connection with a suspected methamphetamine smuggling operation. Coalinga Police Department and Coalinga State Hospital Police investigators conducted surveillance and other operations to determine the […]

On June 4th, 2013

Unarmed Police Arrest Heavily Armed Couple The Need To Arm State Hospital Police Officers

Coalinga, CA - On Sunday, June 2, hospital police officers at Coalinga State Hospital arrested two heavily armed suspects involved in a domestic violence situation.  The sworn officers are not allowed to carry firearms on duty yet they were dispatched to a call in which they  encountered a loaded shotgun, two loaded handguns, nearly 200 […]

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