We all have seen the images of an officer on top of the prisoner and how two of them had to drag him to the van. Angelique Herbert, a medic who treated the arrested at the Western District Baltimore Police Station was stunned to see that the prisoner was unconscious. But why should police be responsible for a prisoner in an obvious life-threatening situation? They are to arrest and transport. Based on the decisions reached at trial, the police have no responsibility to ensure that the prisoner is not injured. But, of course, a police officer can't tell if a prisoner needs medical assistance. There is no reason to err on the side of caution.