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Violence Search Results Articles

How Ferguson EMS is preparing for more riots

- 11/19/2014

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. “It ...

Fergson responders prepare for grand jury annoucement

- 11/19/2014

EMS leaders are using their experience from the previous unrest to better plan and keep crews safe

Assault is not in the EMS job description

- 11/18/2014

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 ...

Passerby grabs London medic by throat in parking spat

- 11/17/2014

The Independent 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 ...

Ferguson: Charges to be announced, Gov outlines preparations

- 11/12/2014

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 ...

Video: Patient dead after attacking nurses with metal pole

- 11/07/2014

One nurse suffered a collapsed lung after the patient burst into the nursing station swinging part of a hospital bed

Video: Patient dead after attacking nurses with metal pole

- 11/07/2014

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. Charles ...

Dispatcher deciphers fake pizza order in domestic abuse call

- 10/29/2014

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 ...

Video: Responders fight back against patient who assaulted them

- 10/29/2014

The footage appears to show them cursing and restraining the man after he hit two firefighters on a medical call

Video: Responders fight back against patient who assaulted them

- 10/29/2014

AZ Central 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, ...

Escaping Violent Encounters: Calculating the best defense

- 10/23/2014

From a verbally aggressive patient to a life-threatening attack, Kip Tietsort goes over assault response guidelines to determine the most appropriate action

Video: Beaten medic Bryan Stow 'happy to be alive'

- 10/23/2014

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 ...

Beaten medic Bryan Stow 'happy to be alive'

- 10/22/2014

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 creates compact response kit

- 10/22/2014

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 ...

2 medics sent blindly into violent Detroit crowd, attacked

- 10/22/2014

Dispatchers failed to inform medics of fighting on the scene

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Editor's Note

Trying to protect civilians and ourselves is a difficult proposition, as those on the ground in Ferguson...