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Man threatens to kill Va. ER staff, bomb hospital

- 04/11/2014

By Jerry Lynott The Times-Leader WILKES-BARRE, Va. — Police filed a string of charges against 68-year-old Raymond Hall, alleging that he threatened to kill staff at the Veterans Affairs ...


Man arrested after choking EMS provider

- 04/09/2014

NEW CASTLE, Pa. — A homeless man was arrested after allegedly trying to choke an ambulance attendant. Donald William Brown, 35, was charged with simple assault, harassment and public ...


EMS street survival: How perception impacts your safety

- 04/02/2014

This is the first of a multi-lesson training on safety and precautions for EMS personnel. It covers public perceptions of EMS, occupational boundaries, and liability issues.


Woman arrested for spitting in EMT’s face

- 03/28/2014

MERRIMACK, N.H. — A woman was arrested after spitting in the face of a EMT and police officer who responded to her home for a medical call. Lisa Duval, 42, was charged with two counts ...


Escaping Violent Encounters: Where you stand could save your life

- 03/19/2014

EMS1 columnist Kip Teitsort explains how placing your crew in a defensive position called The Assessment L can help manage aggressive patients.


4 ways to prepare EMTs for violent patients

- 03/17/2014

There is no denying the fact that EMS professionals deal with violence on the job. So the question becomes, what do you do you prepare for it? When faced with a violent encounter, I guarantee ...


Ambulance thief gets 2 years behind bars

- 03/14/2014

Alexis Stevens The Atlanta Journal-Constitution ATLANTA, Ga. — Prosecutors said Thursday the man who stole an ambulance told two paramedics to hang on right before he took them on a ...


Patient shoves Kan. medic out of ambulance

- 03/11/2014

KANSAS CITY, Kan. — A paramedic with the Kansas City, Kan., Fire Department sustained a minor abrasion after an alleged struggle with a patient that caused them both to fall out of the ...


Stow family tells attackers 'prison is what you cretins deserve'

- 02/21/2014

The Associated Press LOS ANGELES — On a day two men were sentenced to prison for the beating of a San Francisco Giants fan at Dodger Stadium, the victim's sister described the grueling ...


Bryan Stow attackers sentenced for beating

- 02/20/2014

The two men pleaded guilty and showed no remorse for the savage Dodger Stadium beating that left the San Francisco Giants fan brain damaged


Bryan Stow attackers sentenced for beating

- 02/20/2014

The Associated Press LOS ANGELES — An angry judge lashed out Thursday as he sentenced two men who pleaded guilty in the savage beating of a die-hard San Francisco Giants fan at Dodger ...


Why medics must press charges for assault

- 02/18/2014

When teaching or speaking about violence, one of the most important pieces to the culture-change puzzle is pressing charges. In nearly every class I have taught, inevitably someone pipes up ...


Police: Medic sexually assaulted 911 caller

- 02/18/2014

By Kristen Doerschner Beaver County Times BADEN, Pa. — A Medic Rescue paramedic was arrested after a woman reported he sexually assaulted her when he responded to a medical call at ...


Medic beaten with bat by father high on cocaine at christening party

- 02/12/2014

The Daily Mail ENGLAND — A heroic paramedic was battered with a baseball bat after he was called out to save someone's life. Trainee James Steel, 26, was attending a 999 call ...


Pa. man threatens to kill EMT, nurse

- 02/11/2014

By Mark Gilger The News-Item COAL TOWNSHIP, Pa. — A Mount Carmel man transported by ambulance to a local hospital Saturday morning allegedly assaulted an emergency medical technician ...


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