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EMS Assaults & Self Defense Articles


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Dispatchers failed to inform medics of fighting on the scene ...
Police say he grabbed a female paramedic and began choking her during a transport, then jumped out of the ambulance and fled down the highway ...
He was treating a patient in the rig when a man allegedly made off with his personal property ...
The resident was charged with assault and didn't stop until restrained; the EMT has bruises and swelling to the left side of his head ...
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 ...