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Gorham, Maine P.D. Memo – EMS evaluation policy

This sample memorandum of agreement was written by the Police Department in agreement with the Fire Department in Gorham, Maine. As a result of this agreement, the community no longer charges victims of Domestic Violence... Read More

Adult Strangulation and/or Suffocation Discharge Information

This resource is intended for healthcare professionals to provide discharge/follow-up information to survivors who have been treated after a non-fatal strangulation and/or suffocation. Read More

Understanding the Need for Computed Tomography Angiography (CTA) with Survivors of Strangulation

“When a victim of non-fatal strangulation presents to the emergency department it is critical for the medical provider to rule-out potential life-threatening injuries,” said William Smock, M.D. the Police Surgeon for the Louisville Metro Police... Read More