Milwaukee hospital implements more safety precautions following killing in parking garage

Hospital staff members say there are now patrols 24 hours a day in each parking lot and parking garage

Officials from Froedtert Hospital in Milwaukee, Wis, say they have implemented more safety precautions in the wake of the killing of a nurse practitioner in one of the hospital's parking structures, according to an article on the CBS58 website.

A former valet who worked at Froedtert was arrested for the attack.

Hospital staff members say there are now patrols 24 hours a day in each parking lot and parking garage.

In 2017, of 5,542 homicides (roughly a third of the homicides nationwide reported to the FBI that year), 378 happened in a parking lot or garage, according to the FBI figures. 

Froedtert has also added more security in building lobbies and have security escorts available. 

Read the article.



February 13, 2019

Topic Area: Security

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