police http://wboi.org en New Law Aims to Enhance Police Interaction with Alzheimer's Patients http://wboi.org/post/new-law-aims-enhance-police-interaction-alzheimers-patients <p></p><p>Advocates for those suffering from Alzheimer’s and dementia say new legislation will help ensure law enforcement know how to deal with that growing segment of the population.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Legislation unanimously approved by the General Assembly was developed largely in response to an incident in Peru, </span>Ind<span style="line-height: 1.5;">., in which police used a stun gun several times on an elderly Alzheimer’s patient after he became aggressive.&nbsp;</span></p> Fri, 17 May 2013 17:52:05 +0000 Brandon Smith 14859 at http://wboi.org Proposal calls for more officers in schools http://wboi.org/post/proposal-calls-more-officers-schools <p></p><p>A new proposal from Attorney General Greg Zoeller and a GOP state senator would help Indiana schools put more police officers in their buildings.</p><p></p><p>School resource officers are already present in somewhere between a quarter and a third of Hoosier schools.&nbsp;</p><p></p> Fri, 04 Jan 2013 18:03:30 +0000 Brandon Smith 8812 at http://wboi.org Proposal calls for more officers in schools