Category Archives for "Assault Cases"

Why hospital security guards say they can’t stop violence

There are calls for special constables to be installed in Australian health facilities as confronting footage of the violence faced by health employees continues to emerge.

As reported by Channel 9 in Australia, disturbing footage captured in a Sydney mental health intensive seven years ago was given to A Current Affair to illustrate the prolonged trauma facing security guards in Australian hospitals.

Multiple guards and medicos use a bedsheet to restrain and bring down a violent patient.

It takes multiple people to hold him down and medicate him, before he is tied to a stretcher and wheeled away.

Former security guard Warren Browne paints an equally ugly picture of his last day on the job, when his shoulder was ripped out by a drug addict at Hornsby Hospital in Sydney’s north.

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California jail release video of mentally ill inmate beating after civil suit settled for $1.4M

A California jail was compelled to release footage of corrections officers beating and tasing a mentally ill inmate after settling a class-action lawsuit for $1.4M.After abuse allegations led to three officials at the Jail in Auburn in California getting fired, a class-action lawsuit was filed by 500 inmates filed by civil rights attorney Mark Merin. […]

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Human rights lawyer spat in cabin crew member’s face following racist rant

A human rights lawyer who hit headlines last year after footage emerged of her verbally abusing cabin crew on a London-bound flight has pleaded guilty to being drunk on an aircraft and assault by beating.

Simone Burns, known as Simone O’Broin, was flying as a business class passenger on an Air India flight from Mumbai to Heathrow last November when cabin crew refused to serve her more alcohol.

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Rugby player smashed glass over Aberdeen Door Supervisor’s head

A rugby player has been fined after he smashed a pint glass over a Door Supervisor’s head when he he was requested to leave an Aberdeen bar. Simon Zubairu refused to leave Cheerz Bar and Nightclub on Aberdeen’s Exchange Street on December 17, and became embroiled in a struggle with a number of door staff. […]

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