Neurology: Seizures

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Author: Elizabeth Mease, MD, MBA, FACOEM

Publication year: 2015


Seizures and Epilepsy

The well-educated and well-motivated law enforcement officer (LEO) with a history of seizure or epilepsy may be capable of safe and effective job performance. However, a seizure while on duty may result in sudden incapacitation jeopardizing the LEO’s ability to safely and effectively perform essential job functions thereby creating a safety risk for the public, co-workers, or the LEO.