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Paris massacre rapid response: EMS leaders must prepare for Hybrid Targeted Violence in the U.S.

- 11/14/2015

What happened: More than 150 people have been killed at multiple, coordinated terror attacks in Paris. The death toll may rise as police and EMS continue to respond to and treat the victims. ...

New study looks at violence against EMS, firefighters

- 11/13/2015

EMMITSBURG, Md. — The U.S. Fire Administration is partnering on a project with the International Association of Fire Fighters and Drexel University in Philadelphia to research the occurrences ...

Attacked on the job: Detroit EMTs talk about being stabbed and getting back to work

- 11/13/2015

EMTs Kelly Adams and Al Rojas talk about the attack, their injuries and getting back to work with their co-workers at a fundraiser

Attacked on the job: Detroit EMTs talk about being stabbed and getting back to work

- 11/13/2015

Associated Press ROCHESTER, Mich. — A Detroit emergency medical technician who was attacked last month with a box cutter while responding to a call for medical help says she wants to ...

Attacks on medics this week: Patients punch, spit on and threaten to rape EMS providers

- 11/06/2015

From Texas to the U.K., patients became violent toward the people who were trying to assist them. Vehicle-crash patient punches medic in face An allegedly intoxicated man assaulted an AMR ...

Ambulance window shattered while medics attend to patient

- 11/01/2015

The Journal DUBLIN — It was by far the busiest night of the year for emergency services in Dublin last night as they received hundreds of calls and tackled almost 200 fires. During ...

Trending: Should medics wear bulletproof vests?

- 10/26/2015

There have been a lot of articles recently about paramedics and firefighters asking for ballistic vests in light of attacks on first responder. The latest push for vests resurfaces some of ...

Body armor for firefighters and medics part of changing safety mindset

- 10/26/2015

Associated Press KENTWOOD, Mich. — Fire officials in western Michigan's Kentwood want to add flak vests — a type of body armor — to equipment worn by firefighters due ...

Detroit medics stabbed, in serious condition

- 10/20/2015

DETROIT —Two Detroit paramedics were seriously injured Tuesday morning when a male assailant, described as "agitated," repeatedly slashed and stabbed their faces and hands with ...

Texas man wanted for murder of medic girlfriend

- 10/12/2015

By Marcelino Benito KHOU 11 News HOUSTON — Authorities are searching for a suspect charged with murder after a woman was found dead inside her northeast Harris County apartment Saturday ...

Escaping Violent Encounters: Look for cover and concealment on every call

- 10/07/2015

Watch these potentially life-saving tips on cover (protection) and concealment (hiding) from Kip Teitsort, founder of DT4EMS. After watching practice identifying cover and concealment opportunities ...

Woman jumps out of ambulance, hit and killed by car

- 09/25/2015

The EMSA ambulance pulled over when she began to fight paramedics; she then ran from the ambulance and was struck by a car

Woman jumps out of ambulance, hit and killed by car

- 09/25/2015

By Erin Jones News on 6 SAND SPRINGS, Okla. — The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says a woman is dead after she was hit by a car after she had jumped out of an ambulance in Sand Springs early ...

Threatening note left at Del. ambulance facility

- 09/23/2015

CAMDEN, Del. — Police are investigating a note, left at an ambulance facility, which threatens EMS, fire and police. Delaware State Police are examining the warning, which reads "Give ...

Rapid Response: EMT/firefighter murdered in broad daylight

- 09/11/2015

What happened: Wednesday afternoon Lansing Mich. Firefighter/EMT Dennis Rodeman was struck by a pickup truck while he was collecting donations for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Rodeman ...

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