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Following Rise in Violence, York City Police Posting Officers at WellSpan York Hospital

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York City Police is posting four officers at WellSpan York Hospital to help out with public safety. Transforming Health’s Brett Sholtis reports, the agreement with the hospital follows a rise in violence against health care workers.

Read the full story at: https://www.witf.org/2022/01/11/york-city-police-to-patrol-wellspan-york-hospital-amid-threats-violence/

(Original air-date: 1/13/22)

Brett Sholtis is a health reporter for WITF/Transforming Health. Sholtis is the 2021-2022 Reveal Benjamin von Sternenfels Rosenthal Grantee for Mental Health Investigative Journalism with the Rosalynn Carter Fellowships for Mental Health Journalism. His award-winning work on problem areas in mental health policy and policing helped to get a woman moved from a county jail to a psychiatric facility. Sholtis is a University of Pittsburgh graduate and a Pennsylvania Army National Guard Kosovo campaign veteran.