If you know anything about law enforcement, you can figure out this probably is more about the service of involuntary commitment orders. They require a sworn officer to present patients to a local physician. Problem is, by the time a patient is seen, committed and ready for transport, a whole shift goes by. It's a real drain on LEO resources. So, either the hospital gets to hire its on police, or the sheriff and police chief will have to hire more manpower.
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