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The State Of Patient And Employee Safety At Western State Hospital

Western State Hospital in Lakewood, Washington, pictured Oct. 2015.
AP Photo/Ted S. Warren
Western State Hospital in Lakewood, Washington, pictured Oct. 2015.

Bill Radke talks to Associated Press reporter Martha Bellisle about the recent escapes from Western State Hospital and the facility's ongoing struggle with safety concerns.

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