Needlestick risks for LEOs during non-search activity
It is predictable that you will encounter used needles even when you’re not searching anyone
Law enforcement officers are well aware of the dangers of hypodermic needles. Because of this, cops seem to be very cautious when searching for known I-V drug users. But because we can’t always know if the person we are searching has a needle, we should always follow a safe search protocol explains risk management expert and Lexipol co-founder Gordon Graham in this tip.
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