There is a new kind of police force emerging in America. At first glance it is familiar: Officers carry guns, can make arrests and generally cannot be prosecuted for on-duty actions.
But unlike typical police forces, these departments operate largely in secrecy. They don’t have to tell the public much about their operations, and there is no public board looking over their shoulder.
Where do you find this new kind of police department? At local hospitals in a growing number of states.
As concerns simmer over the death of George Floyd and others at the hands of law enforcement, hospital