News Sections
New Security Team Coming To Methodist Hospital
Updated May 5, 2013 12:09 AM | Filed under: Network Indiana
 Print    Archive    RSS

(INDIANAPOLIS, IN) - A new security team is coming to I.U. Health Methodist Hospital.

The Polly H. Hix Foundation K-9 Security Team is coming to the hospital, not only to provide extra security but to also help with patient interaction.

Vice President of Operations at I.U. Health Pitt Thompson says there wasn't a specific security issue that caused the need for the extra security.

Thompson says hospital officials looked at a similar program at a hospital in Arizona and wanted to expand on it.

He says the K-9 units will have the same training as regular law enforcement K-9 officers.

The K-9 officers will not only be patrolling the hospital building but also the parking lots and garages near Methodist Hosptial as well.

« Previous Article
Next Article »

 Print    Archive    RSS

Have a question or comment about a news story? Send it to

Advertise with 1340 AM WBIW
Find more about Weather in Bedford, IN
Advertise with 1340 AM WBIW

1340 AM WBIW, Bedford's Place To Talk. Serving Lawrence and surrounding counties since 1948!

© 2018 Ad-Venture Media, Inc. All Rights Reserved. and Listen Live Powered by HPC

Advertise  |  Careers  |  Contests  |  About  |  Feedback  |  Public File