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The Oakland County sheriff said the first deputies on scene immediately began applying tourniquets; an 8-year-old boy who was shot in the head is in critical condition
First responders from the Quad-Cities region worked on rescue task force and EMS best practices
Victims’ families have different views about the demolition of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School
Survivors of the Newtown school shooting shared how the tragedy has shaped them and their future
The effort to build a multimillion-dollar memorial to the 49 people killed in the Orlando shooting was disbanded last year
Akron authorities stated dozens of victims had been transported to local hospitals
It’s on agencies to provide opportunities for community members to learn the skills needed to potentially save the life of a stranger or loved one
Regularly reviewing and practicing MCI skills will make sure EMS personnel are ready to act when a major incident happens
“I’ve got shots fired and an officer down,” a marshal can be heard saying over police radio. “Multiple rounds are being fired at officers”
Four officers were killed and four others were wounded while trying to capture a man who was wanted for possession of a firearm by an ex-felon
Three officers were killed; four Charlotte-Mecklenburg officers who responded to the scene were also shot while trying to rescue the wounded officers
A 16-year-old was arrested for opening fire inside Sanford venue after a fight
Survivors, now adults, rely on counseling to cope with trauma of the shooting 25 years ago
Onondaga County Sheriff’s Lieutenant Michael Hoosock also served as a paramedic for Manlius Fire Department, Rural Metro and WAVES Ambulance.
Two Newport News firefighters were terminated after an investigation found they ignored protocols
Two drivers were wounded in the I-10 shooting in the Florida panhandle
Arlington Firefighter Brady Weaver was shot while checking on children heard crying inside an apartment
An argument escalated into gunfire inside a Nashville restaurant
Indianapolis officers faced “a large group of juveniles,” including several who were shot
The law now allows TEMS medics to carry a firearm in prohibited areas for their protection
Arlington officials said the firefighter was shot in the chest
Authorities in Boise said one person was wounded in the shooting at Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center
Las Vegas officers relied on EMS training, IFAKs when they found the wounded professor
Over 20 states have enacted legislation to provide digital mapping, site-specific labeling to give first responders critical details