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Exploring physical, chemical and alternate restraint considerations in agitated patients
TEMS medics need to be in top physical condition to respond with and care for SWAT officers
A Maryland paramedic recounts a patient assault, and the emergency services director and police chief detail legal options
A Washington trooper called the scene confusing, involving several vehicles and people, some who fled the scene
Morris Hospital’s Camp911 introduced children to careers in fire, EMS, law enforcement and emergency communications
A police officer was among the wounded in the shooting in Fordyce
Video shows a Riverside County helicopter crew rescuing the couple in a dry creek bed as the temperature neared triple digits
The 50,000-square-foot warehouse will be set to supply “resource centers” throughout the city after storms
Newport News first responders had not followed protocols and incorrectly declared Quandrell Williams dead
Spike strip, pepper balls used to stop a man who stole a Sacramento Fire Department EMS captain’s pickup truck
A Menomonie Fire Department ambulance was fired on twice but sustained no damage
Allegheny County police stated an altercation took place inside a Penn Hills bar and several people opened fire
An EMS crew spotted a firearm on a bed during a call in Staten Island
A man stole a Sacramento Fire Department EMS captain’s pickup truck leading to a police pursuit and standoff
Recommendations first made in 1995 explained keeping someone on their chest in prone restraint can dangerously restrict breathing
Ventura County began using text 911 dispatchers in 2021
The Riker’s Island captain suffered burns when her BWC suddenly ignited
Antoinette Finau served as an emergency services dispatcher with the Alameda County Sheriff’s Office for nearly 3 years
Investigators determined officers in the ambulance were observers and medics were in charge
Independent pathologist concluded that the bruises on Jameek Lowery’s face, fractures to his fingers were the result of “blunt force trauma”
“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
Regardless of pushback, providers have a responsibility to put the safety of the patient above all else when on scene
At least 94 people died after they were given sedatives and restrained by police from 2012 through 2021, according to the Associated Press
An AP investigation shows how a strategy intended to reduce violence and save lives has resulted in avoidable deaths
Trooper Lewis Johnson was a familiar face to the A.L.E.R.T. air ambulance crew and now he was their patient
Paramedics placed a backboard on the victim and an officer sat on it while they tried to restrain him
Fire, police responses to five hotel shelters led an advocate to call one site a “warzone”