Jacoby SF, Kollar LMM, Ridgeway G, Sumner SA. Health system and law enforcement synergies for injury surveillance, control and prevention: a scoping review. Injury prevention : journal of the International Society for Child and Adolescent Injury Prevention. 2018 Dec;24(24). 305-311. PMID: 28971857 [PubMed] PMCID: PMC5876147 NIHMSID: NIHMS939271.
Healthcare providers and law enforcement (LE) officers are among the most common first responders to injuring events. Despite frequent interface between the health system (HS) and LE sectors, the published evidence that supports their collaboration in injury surveillance, control and prevention has not been comprehensively reviewed.