Tag: Hospital Police Officers

On August 24th, 2017

PSH Police Officers’ Passion for People Reaches Young NY Man Suffering from Head Injury

  SAN BERNARDINO -  It started with a post on Facebook.  California Statewide Law Enforcement Association Member Eduardo Palomares, a police officer at Patton State Hospital, saw something that caught his eye.  A 23-year-old whose dreams of following in his father’s footsteps by becoming a police officer came to a crashing halt at the age […]

On October 31st, 2016

CSLEA Hosts Membership Outreach Lunch at ASH

By Member Services Representative Jim Laughlin ATASCADERO -  On Wednesday, October 26, 2016, the California Statewide Law Enforcement Association (CSLEA) hosted a Membership Outreach BBQ at Atascadero State Hospital (ASH). It’s CSLEA’s way of saying thank you to the hardworking members at ASH who help keep staff, patients, and the public safe. It is also […]

On November 20th, 2014

CSLEA Demands That DSH Cease And Desist From Contracting With Private Security Guards CSLEA recently confirmed that Napa State Hospital (NSH) is actively considering hiring private security guards to replace Hospital Police Officers when transporting NSH patients into the community for doctor appointments and court proceedings.

On November 19, 2014, CSLEA sent a cease and desist letter to DSH demanding that that the Department immediately cease any consideration of replacing HPO jobs with inferior private security.    Not only is this insulting to the Hospital Police Officers who dedicate their lives to the Department, it is also troubling, because the Department is stating […]

On June 20th, 2013

The Effort To Arm Hospital Police Officers "Why are you putting these guys out there without the proper safety equipment?" - Alan Barcelona, CSLEA President

It happens every day, every afternoon and every night.  Sworn peace officers are sent out on their jobs wearing bullet proof vests beneath their police uniforms and badges, they drive marked police patrol cars with lights and sirens, their job is to protect and serve, but their department does not allow them to carry one […]

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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