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Paramedics assaulted twice on the same call

- 03/23/2015

OTTAWA — A Canadian paramedic crew, assaulted twice during an early morning call for service, doesn't expect charges to be brought against the assailants. The crew was called to ...

Paramedic speaks out about assault that changed his career

- 03/16/2015

By John C. Malcolm, NRP, CCEMTP, FP-C It was Memorial Day at about 7 p.m. when the tones dropped for a male who had overdosed. My partner Bridgette, an EMT, and I jumped in our truck and off ...

Mo. gunman kills 7 in house-to-house rampage; shoots self

- 03/01/2015

By Margaret Stafford The Associated Press KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Residents of a small southern Missouri town struggled to come to grips with the knowledge that one of their own had killed ...

EMS around the globe: Violence, delays, and ambulance theft

- 02/19/2015

Argentina: Stolen ambulance and medic shot Thieves stole an ambulance and ran over a pregnant woman in Buenos Aires. Read the Full Story: Lomas de Zamora: roban una ambulancia y atropellan ...

Probe: Ariz. responders used excessive force with patient

- 02/18/2015

GLENDALE, Ariz. — An internal investigation determined a pair of firefighters used excessive force and violated city and department policies when they punched and cursed at a patient during ...

Drunk driver catches fire after TASERed by police

- 02/12/2015 CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. — A suspected drunk driver whose clothes caught fire after he was Tasered by a Chesterfield Police officer was listed in critical condition early Sunday ...

Drunk driver catches fire after TASERed by police

- 02/12/2015

After firefighters freed the man from the wreckage, he started to fight them; that's when police subdued him

FDNY EMT fired after 3-year investigation into violent behavior

- 02/11/2015

NEW YORK — An EMT accused of pulling a knife on a coworker and threatening another with a broom handle was fired after a three-year investigation, the New York Post reports. In 2010, ...

Md. bill would make medic assault a felony

- 02/10/2015

By Matthew Bieniek Cumberland Times News CUMBERLAND, Md. — Firefighters and paramedics already face danger on the job and a new bill introduced in the General Assembly is designed ...

Medics assaulted twice in two days

- 02/07/2015

LONDON – A London Ambulance Service (LAS) paramedic crew was assaulted twice in two days by two patients. Catherine Maynard, a Fulham paramedic, and her colleague responded to a sick ...

How medics can handle premeditated attacks focus of FRM session

- 02/05/2015

The Fire-Rescue Med session Premeditated Responder Ambush: Pre-Planning and Response Strategies, examines an increase over the past decade of EMS providers being targeted for violence, and explores ...

Medics attacked en route to an emergency call

- 02/05/2015

By Janene Van Jarrsveldt NLTimes ROTTERDAM, Netherlans — A man was arrested in Rotterdam for throwing a heavy bag through the windshield of an ambulance that was racing towards a call. ...

Medics told not to respond to areas where previously assaulted

- 01/31/2015

By Angel Krasimirov Reuters VRACHESH, Bulgaria — When Bulgarian doctor Irena Marinova arrived in an ambulance at the home of a pregnant Roma woman in November, she says she was beaten ...

Pa. emergency responders still learning from Nickel Mines tragedy

- 01/29/2015

By Ford Turner Reading Eagle, Pa. BART TOWNSHIP, Pa. — Gere Doutrich could look out from the front porch of her white ranch house with the red shutters and, if the corn was not too ...

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