When protests broke out across Ferguson, Mo. in response to the fatal police shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown, public safety agencies had no warning that was how the community would react.
EMS leaders are using their experience from the previous unrest to better plan and keep crews safe
By Joe Kolb, EMS1 Contributor
In the first week of October, two Tabor City, N.C. ambulance crew members were injured when an irate man attacked them as they tended to his girlfriend., In San ...
LONDON, England — An on-duty London paramedic was attacked by a pedestrian in the latest in a spate of attacks on emergency response medics.
On November 16, a 'single ...
By Jim Salter
The Associated Press
WELDON SPRING, Mo. — Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon said Tuesday that law enforcement officials have been working around the clock to make sure residents ...
One nurse suffered a collapsed lung after the patient burst into the nursing station swinging part of a hospital bed
By Sarah Horner
The Pioneer Press
ST. PAUL, Minn. — A video released Thursday by Maplewood police documents a man's attack of nurses at St. John's Hospital over the weekend.
BOULDER, Colo. — 911 dispatcher Keith Weisinger remained on the line with a victim of domestic abuse as she cleverly disguised her call for help as a pizza order.
The incident occurred ...
The footage appears to show them cursing and restraining the man after he hit two firefighters on a medical call
GLENDALE, Ariz. — A 30-year-old West Valley man faces aggravated-assault charges after authorities say he punched a pair of Glendale firefighters during a medical call Sunday, ...
From a verbally aggressive patient to a life-threatening attack, Kip Tietsort goes over assault response guidelines to determine the most appropriate action
The Associated Press
CAPITOLA, Calif. — Bryan Stow, the San Francisco Giants fan who suffered a traumatic brain injury in a 2011 beating by two Los Angeles Dodgers fans, is cracking ...
The paramedic who suffered a brain injury in a 2011 beating at a San Francisco Giants game has shown significant progress and was first pumping during an ESPN interview at his home
Kingfisher Medical announced its newly developed Rapid Onset Violence Emergency Response kit, or ROVER. The emergency toolkit is designed to coordinate and improve responsiveness to an active ...
Dispatchers failed to inform medics of fighting on the scene