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EMS coverage for mass gatherings and public events

- 08/28/2015

EMS systems are called upon to perform a variety of functions in protecting community health. Providing standby medical coverage for large gatherings such as sporting events and fairs is a specialized ...


Woman fakes death to avoid being killed by boyfriend

- 08/26/2015

Associated Press BETHLEHEM, Pa. — A woman played dead to avoid being killed by her boyfriend after he threw her down a flight of stairs and shoved a rag down her throat, police said. The ...


FDNY EMT and firefighter arrested after off-duty brawl

- 08/24/2015

NEW YORK — A FDNY EMT and a FDNY firefighter were arrested after fighting with police on Sunday. Firefighter Aaron Gardner, 36, and EMT Janice Gardner, 35, were arrested just before ...


Why Acadian CEO’s La. shooting debrief video hit all the right notes

- 07/28/2015

Acadian Ambulance got a lot of things right in the response to the shooting at the Lafayette, La. movie theater active-shooter incident. Much of what was known about the shooting, the condition ...


Ambulance rolls after psych patient grabs the wheel, 3 injured

- 07/24/2015

DRAPER, Utah — A Juab County EMS ambulance rolled over on Interstate 15 early Friday morning after a psychiatric patient grabbed the steering wheel of the ambulance. The Utah Highway ...


Cardiac problem cause of death, not hogtie restraint says DA

- 07/22/2015

Troy Goode was behaving erratically after 4-5 hits of LSD, fled from police, and fought with EMS and hospital personnel before his death


Cardiac problem cause of death, not hogtie restraint says DA

- 07/22/2015

By Jody Callahan The Commercial Appeal MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A preliminary ruling indicates Troy Goode may have died of a heart-related problem, DeSoto County Dist. Atty. John Champion said ...


Video shows stabbing of San Diego firefighters

- 07/20/2015

Slowed down version of body cam video was shown at preliminary hearing of man who attacked two firefighters during a June medical incident; both men are recovering from their stab wounds


Video shows stabbing of San Diego firefighters

- 07/20/2015

SAN DIEGO — Body camera video shows two San Diego Fire-Rescue firefighters being stabbed by a bystander during a June 24 call for medical assistance at a public transit station. At a ...


Escaping Violent Encounters: Buy time by controlling an attacker's elbow

- 07/08/2015

The martial arts concept of "he who controls the elbow, controls the warrior," holds true when it comes to a managing a violent patient. Use these techniques to gain a moment during an attack ...


Violence and trauma part of every shift for Wis. medic

- 07/07/2015

By Sarah Hauer Milwaukee Journal Sentinel MILWAUKEE — When Lt. Jamaal Perry returns home after finishing a 24-hour shift at 8 a.m. as a Milwaukee Fire Department paramedic, he usually ...


NC paramedic arrested, charged with first-degree murder

- 06/26/2015

The 37-year-old medic called 911 to report the victim "came at him;" sheriff wants public to know this incident "was not a random act of violence"


NC paramedic arrested, charged with first-degree murder

- 06/26/2015

WECT By WECT Staff HAMPSTEAD, N.C. — Detectives with the Pender County Sheriff's Office have arrested a man after a fatal shooting in Hampstead Friday morning. According to ...


2 Calif. firefighters stabbed on EMS call

- 06/25/2015

NBC San Diego SAN DIEGO — Two firefighters were stabbed as they responded to a medical call for an "intoxicated subject" in East Village Wednesday, according to San Diego Fire ...


Police fatally shoot man who pulled knife on medics

- 06/24/2015

By Domingo Ramirez Jr. Fort Worth Star-Telegram FORT WORTH, Texas — A patrol officer fatally shot a man who pulled a knife on paramedics and firefighters Tuesday morning inside a Western ...


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