Nurses bit, beaten and concussed – details of injuries suffered by staff within Seattle Children’s Psychiatry Behavioral Mental unit (PBMU) have captured attention, but the nurses say the crisis extends far beyond their own safety.
In a video that sent shockwaves through Joint Base Lewis McChord, a civilian police officer is seen trying to get a DNA swab from a female solider. When she refuses, things spiral quickly. Whistleblowers tell The Spotlight that the incident was quickly swept under the rug. The officer didn't face punishment and is now in training to work for the Department of Homeland Security.