Staff advised officers they had 3 juveniles run from the facility and were last seen at approx 1215 hours. Officers were later advised that all 3 missing juveniles returned to the location. Officers made contact and verified they returned.
Female subject transported to Baptist Health for medical treatment.
Staff advised officers that juvenile approached her and stated she had taken an unknown amount of antidepressant pills. Juvenile was awake and alert. MEMS transported juvenile to hospital.
Staff advised officers that juvenile walked into a room he was not supposed to and attempted to grab a folder with his name on it. After demanding to get the folder back, staff stated juvenile became aggressive and punched her with a closed fist on her chest and shoved her multiple times. Juvenile advised officers that he told staff to get out of his room and when she refused, he began cursing at her. Witnesses confirmed staff members story.
Upon arrival, officers were advised the juveniles had returned. Officers made contact with both juveniles.
Upon arrival, officers observed a group of juveniles attempting to fight and staff attempting to separate them. Officers made contact with Juvenile 1 who stated she wanted to leave the facility and would kill herself if she had to stay. J1 stated she tried to cut her left wrist with her fingernails earlier, and officers observed the injuries. J1 stated that on Saturday (9/17/22), between 2000-2100 hours, a staff member forced her into a hygiene closet and attempted to touch her and told her how big her butt was. J1 stated when she refused, he struck her in the head and told her when she got out of there he was going to find her and take her to his house. Officers notified the Child Abuse Hotline. Staff advised officers that juvenile did not need to be transported due to facility treating suicidal subjects, but officers advised it was policy. MEMS transported J1 along with 3 other juveniles to hospital.
Officers made contact with staff in reference to a battery call. Staff member stated while assisting other staff restrain juvenile, juvenile purposely kicked her in the face. Staff advised her nose was bleeding afterwards, and officers observed redness around staff’s nose. Officer advised staff to seek warrants.
Officers determined a child called 911 and hung up. Officers didn’t observe any suspicious or criminal activity.
Duplicate incident number.
Officers responded to a disturbance. Staff advised officers that the situation started when a fight occurred outside between Juveniles 1 & 2. J3 then began hitting J1 which required most staff to respond to a “code red”. A fight then started inside, and a few children started breaking things. Staff stated they saw J5 attempting to leave out of a back door, and kicked the door until it had broken. This allowed several children to leave out of the back door, but all were located and returned to the location. After this, J1 stated J2, J3, and J4 began assaulting him, and he sustained a contusion to his right forearm. Upon arrival, officers observed a large disturbance, and juvenile standing on a counter kicking glass. Another juvenile was breaking parts of wooden counter and tables. While officers attempted to detain a juvenile, he became combative, and pepper spray was deployed. MEMS was called to assess injuries. J1 was taken to ACH (no serious injury determined) and pepper sprayed juvenile was assessed with no injury noted.
Officers made contact with staff who advised they are having issues with the phones. No further police actions taken.
Officers made contact with staff who advised they have an issue with one of their phones dialing out. Police not needed.
Officers secured the scene for MEMS.
Officers assisted MEMS with an aggressive juvenile patient. Juvenile was transported to Children’s via MEMS for assessment and placement.
Officers made contact with staff who advised false alarm.
Officers responded at approx. 12:32 pm for a runaway juvenile. Staff advised officers that juvenile ran away around 1200 hours while at a dental appt. Staff said they were walking to the vehicle when juvenile ran away. On 10/18/22, officer was dispatched for an overdose at a motel; Officer made contact with juvenile at motel, who was transported to the hospital.
Officer responded to an alarm. Upon arrival, staff advised the alarm was false.
- Licensing Specialist: Clayton DeBoer.
- Buildings & Grounds conducted from 1pm – 3pm. Census: 64. Areas observed: Classrooms 1-3, Dorms 1-4, Destiny House (full buildings and grounds not completed due to ongoing issue with client), EMCC. MARs checked for 3 clients. Issues identified:
- Dorm 2 – light switch plate was missing with exposed wires. Part of baseboard trim missing in 1 bedroom. Maintenance was called and addressing this on site. Facility reports baseboard has been ordered.
- Dorm 3 – Graffiti seen on wall. T/A provided to ensure graffiti was cleaned in a timely manner.
- Dorm 4 – Window trim pulled off. Sink battery needs to be changed out. Maintenance was called and addressing this on site.
- EMCC – North dorm had standing water in shower and sink battery needing to be replaced; Facility reports plumber was called, and maintenance will replace batteries. South dorm had a hole in the shower curtain; Staff will get new shower curtain. East dorm had a hole in the ceiling with exposed wires; Facility reports they will cover the hole by conclusion of licensing visit and parts were ordered to repair hole.
- Regs out of compliance –
- 9.911.6 – All buildings and furnishings shall be safe, clean, and in good repair.
- 9.912.4 – The bathroom shall be clean and sanitary.
- TA –
- 9.912.3 – There shall be an adequate supply of hot and cold running water.
Day Treatment – Staff advised he received a phone call from guardian who stated his son (J1) was battered by a peer in class. Officers made contact with J1 who advised J2 began bullying him on 8/25 by pouring water all over his clothing. J1 stated that today, he had a verbal altercation with another peer and J2 approached him and began punching him in the face & head multiple times. Officers observed several knots and bruises on J1s face. J1 was treated by the on-staff nurse.
Officers responded to an unknown trouble after dispatch received a 911 hangup call with no answer on call back. Upon arrival, staff stated everything was okay and that it must have been accidental due to her barely walking out of the facility and everything being okay.
Officers responded for a burglar alarm. Upon arrival, staff advised that one of the students pressed the alarm button. Everything appeared secured.
(Destiny’s House) Officers responded for 2 runaway juveniles at approx. 12:30pm. Upon arrival, staff advised J1 had been taken back into their care but J2 was still missing. J2 was located at approx. 1445 hours and returned to facility.
Upon arrival, staff advised juveniles in the dorm were damaging property and had weapons. Several juveniles were outside of their rooms in verbal disturbances. J1 refused to return to her room and was transported to hospital for psychological evaluation. J2 was in safe room detained by staff, and officers observed J2 hit staff and threaten to stab staff with a screw she had in her fist. J2 was charged and transported to juvenile intake.
Prank call by one of the residents.
Staff advised a child called 911 and police were not needed.