Report: 8 Cases Of Minneapolis Police Involved In Sedating SuspectsThe Minneapolis Office of Police Conduct Review says it found eight cases in the past two years where officers were involved in deciding whether paramedics should sedate citizens.
Hennepin Healthcare Suspends Trial Of Paramedics Administering KetamineHennepin Healthcare plans to suspend a clinical trial of the sedative ketamine in emergency situations following criticism that Hennepin County Medical Center enrolled patients in the study without their knowledge.
Mpls. Hires Ex-Deputy General Attorney Sally Yates To Investigate EMT Ketamine CaseThe report suggested officers were telling EMS personnel to inject suspects, some of which were already restrained, with the powerful sedative ketamine.
Uproar Continues Over Mpls. Police Ketamine ReportCommunity members say they're appalled with a report that found Minneapolis police urged EMTs to sedate some suspects.
City Plans Independent Probe Of Minneapolis Sedation CasesIn a statement, Mayor Jacob Frey and Police Chief Medaria Arradondo said, "The people of Minneapolis deserve transparency from their government."
Hennepin Healthcare Seeks Review Of EMS Sedation CasesHennepin Healthcare officials will ask an independent panel to review cases of its medical responders sedating people with the powerful tranquilizer ketamine.
Why Is Ketamine Used On Some Police Suspects By Mpls. EMTs?Questions are being raised about the use of sedatives by emergency medical personnel during Minneapolis Police actions.