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Texas man arrested after choking medic in ambulance

- 10/07/2014

SAN ANTONIO, Texas — A man was arrested Monday morning after allegedly attacking a paramedic inside an ambulance. An Acadian Ambulance crew was transporting a man to University Hospital ...

Man jumps into N.J. ambulance to evade gunman

- 10/04/2014

PATTERSON, N.J. — An ambulance crew helped a N.J. man evade a gunman and two accomplices during an attempted armed mugging Thursday evening. While fleeing the three men, the victim flagged ...

2 EMTs hurt in attack by patient's boyfriend

- 10/04/2014

The Fayetteville Observer TABOR CITY, N.C. — Members of an ambulance crew responding to a call Wednesday were injured when they were assaulted by a man inside their ambulance, law enforcement ...

Detroit EMT robbed on call

- 09/24/2014

DETROIT — An EMT was treating a female patient in the EMS rig when a 51-year-old male she was with allegedly stole his personal property. The EMT tried to stop him and was assaulted ...

Retired EMT's training harbors hope for violent N.Y. neighborhood

- 09/24/2014

BROOKLYN, N.Y. — Volunteers from the Bedford-Stuyvesant Ambulance Corps are trained to expect the worse. In this Brooklyn neighborhood, shootings and stabbings occur regularly. "Your ...

EMT training harbors hope for violent N.Y. neighborhood

- 09/23/2014

A former EMS captain is teaching members of the Brooklyn neighborhood ‘how to save a life instead of taking a life’

Pa. EMT spit on, punched by care facility resident

- 09/23/2014

By Manuel Gamiz Jr The Morning Call BETHLEHEM, Pa. — A 50-year-old man was charged with spitting and punching an emergency medical technician early Sunday in Bethlehem, according to ...

Escaping Violent Encounters: How to distinguish between a patient and an attacker

- 09/17/2014

There's a big difference between a confused patient and a violent attacker where patient abandonment shouldn't be an issue

Violent Chicago neighborhoods feed Navy medical training

- 09/06/2014

By Don Babwin The Associated Press CHICAGO — The patient had been shot on the streets of Chicago, but when Dr. Jared Bernard stood over his open body in the operating room, he could ...

Man revived with Narcan assaults EMS providers

- 09/05/2014

BROOKE COUNTY, W.Va. — A paramedic and an EMT were assaulted Wednesday after administering Narcan to a man who attacked them and then fled. Scott Gill was arrested after a two-hour manhunt, ...

Man revived with Narcan assaults W.Va. EMS providers

- 09/04/2014

He attacked a medic and EMT after they administered the drug, then fled into the woods

Ariz. woman reports false fire, spits on and kicks medic

- 09/04/2014

KINGMAN, Ariz. — A woman was arrested and charged with aggravated assault for kicking and spitting on a paramedic after calling to report a fire. Firefighters arrived to find no fire, ...

Escaping Violent Encounters: 6 types of patients that may get violent

- 09/04/2014

EMS1 columnist Kip Tietsort describes how to handle ‘The 6 D’s’: Potentially violent calls dealing with patients who are drunk, drugged, diabetic, domestic, deranged, and desperate.

Fla. medic charged with domestic battery

- 09/03/2014

Tampa Tribune PLANT CITY, Fla. — A veteran firefighter-paramedic was charged Monday with battering his wife, police said. Plant City police say 43-year-old Lance Robert Borges, who ...

Female medic student stabbed leaving Fla. fire station

- 08/29/2014

Despite wounds to her chest and thighs she attempted banging on the station door before passing out; later coming to and calling 911

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