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Suggested Language for SB40 Strangulation Advisal

California Penal Code Section 13701(I) Recently, Governor Brown signed SB40 into law which will take effect January 1, 2018. SB40 was sponsored by Senator Roth from Riverside California. SB40 will require officers to give victims... Read More

Physiological Consequences of Strangulation Seconds to Minute Timeline

This one-page Seconds to Minutes graphic timeline shows the physiological consequences of strangulation due to occlusion of arterial blood flow. Created by: Ruth Carter; Bill Smock, MD; Gael Strack, JD; Yesenia Aceves, BA; Marisol Martinez,... Read More

Signos y Sintomas de Estrangulamiento (Signs and Symptoms of Strangulation – Spanish)

This is a visual representation of the signs and symptoms of strangulation. Symptoms can include petechiae, loss of memory, loss of consciousness, urination, defecation, ringing in the ears, raspy voice, and pain swallowing. Esta es... Read More

Signs and Symptoms of Strangulation

This is a visual representation of the signs and symptoms of strangulation. Symptoms can include petechiae, loss of memory, loss of consciousness, urination, defecation, ringing in the ears, raspy voice and pain swallowing. Read More

Choking? Strangulation? Whatever you Call it, it Happens Way Too Often (Radio Show / Podcast)

Victims often say, “he choked me,” but experts call it strangulation. Whatever you call it, it happens way too often, is really hard to spot, and it has really disastrous long-term consequences. Can we treat... Read More