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EMS Assaults & Self Defense Articles


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EMS Assaults & Self Defense Articles

He attacked a medic and EMT after they administered the drug, then fled into the West Virginia woods ...
When firefighters arrived she said her foot hurt; when EMS arrived she kicked and spit on a medic as she was being loaded into a gurney ...
A mental health call to a woman's home went violently wrong, and ended with a 90-minute siege as EMS and police were backed into a corridor behind a glass door ...
The medic was able to call for police after he negotiated with the allegedly drunk suspect who threatened him with a kitchen knife during a medical call ...
She emailed a groveling apology to US Embassy staff; a $2 million lawsuit filed by the EMTs claims she has a history of becoming intoxicated and abusive ...
He became response inside the ambulance, got up, and began to yell and spit during a struggle ...
1. Mental role-playing where the provider imagines surviving various types of potentially life-threatening assaults will help the provider not freeze. 2. Mental role-play the ...
Acting out your responses to a violent encounter can help stop you from freezing up, and better prepare you for many different scenarios ...
He turned himself in for the road rage incident after following the ambulance to a hospital parking lot and punching the driver ...
Police were asked to ride along with medics to help restrain him; he was arrested and hospital staff later had to intubate him ...
He told police a medic tripped and knocked it down, but allegedly unstrapped his wife and threw it when the medic's back was turned ...
She threw a blood pressure cuff while on a stretcher, and struck a medic on the scene ...
He was hitting and kicking for a good 15 minutes; she and her partner called for police three times and got no response ...
He “smacked one medic in the buttocks and grabbed her breast” and was “inside the ambulance tearing it up” ...
The patient went to jail instead of the ER, and crew transported the paramedic to a local hospital for bruising and swelling ...
A Senate bill would give mandatory jail time to anyone convicted of assault, and life in prison without parole for anyone convicted of murdering an EMT or medic ...
The patient got angry because they wouldn't give him painkillers, and returned at midnight with the traffic cones, injuring two workers ...
The medic was at a hospital on an unrelated call when the man charged from his room screaming obscenities, and spit in his eye ...
He said he was going to come back with “a couple loaded guns” and “shoot and kill as many people as he can” and cause “bloodshed” ...
A man was arrested after he allegedly told an employee she couldn't trust him, then lunged at her and grabbed her by the throat during transport ...