Plano police officers suspended after plano officers’ plano hospital was discovered to have been using unapproved medications article Planerans plano police department is suspending three officers after discovering they were using unlicensed drugs in the emergency department, the department announced Wednesday.
The department has already suspended two officers for the incident, which occurred last week.
In a statement, the Plano Police Department said the officers were suspended after being informed of the incident by a Plano health official.
The Department of Public Health confirmed that the plano emergency department has not been using the same medications as Plano Medical Center, the same hospital that has been cited for using unregistered and/or unapproved prescription drugs.
The plano medical center is one of the largest health care facilities in Plano, with a total of about 500 employees.
In January, the state health department said Plano had failed to adequately regulate its emergency department by requiring all physicians and nurse practitioners to obtain written permission from the department before using unlisted medications and approved drugs.
On Feb. 16, the city of Plano filed a lawsuit against the health department, saying the planos hospital did not properly manage its emergency medical services.
In the statement, Plano said the planers officers have been suspended from their jobs.
The city has also announced it is working with the U.S. Attorney’s Office to conduct a criminal investigation.