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EMS Assaults & Self Defense Articles


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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 ...
The N.H. woman spit in the faces of both an EMT and police officer who responded to her home for a medical call ...
If you’re attacked on the job, be mentally prepared, physically ready, press savvy, and able to justify your actions in court ...
The patient tore out his IV and tried to escape from the vehicle, causing them both to fall onto the pavement ...
Regardless of the sentence, pressing charges raises awareness in the eyes of the media, police officers and the judicial system, and justice on some level is usually served ...
A male medic was hospitalized trying to protect his female colleague; they responded to a report of a woman having a panic attack, but the father thought they were there to take ...
The 48-year-old was jailed after he tried to strangle an EMT on an ambulance, and threatened a nurse at the ER ...
A woman over 100-years-old activated a personal emergency device around 1 a.m. but the homeowner was unaware and thought he was being robbed; a female EMT sustained minor injures ...
A Fla. man faces felony charges after he told a medic who was trying to restrain him that he was HIV positive, and then scratched him on the thumb ...
The woman kicked a medic as she was being transported by ambulance, and is undergoing a mental evaluation at a hospital ...
A medic will be in a cast for four weeks after a struggle with a patient ...
He was experiencing mental-health issues; police subdued him but he attacked a medic inside the ambulance and punched an ER nurse in the face ...
Train your staff on reasonable use of force to avoid legal and moral problems ...
Police arrived at the scene and the EMT refused medical attention; it's unknown if the patient was charged ...
They were verbally abusive to a female paramedic and punched her male colleague in the groin after calling for an ambulance, saying their lager had been spiked ...
A firefighter who approached the group to see if anyone needed medical attention was attacked and punched in the face by a man ...
The female EMTs managed to put him in restraints after he grabbed the first woman's breast and repeatedly punched the other in the chest ...
The man was cited for resisting arrest and assaulting emergency personnel ...