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A Maryland paramedic recounts a patient assault, and the emergency services director and police chief detail legal options
Regardless of pushback, providers have a responsibility to put the safety of the patient above all else when on scene
C.B. Garris shares the profound satisfaction derived from a demanding yet gratifying profession dedicated to saving lives
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
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”
Man doused himself with a liquid inside a barricaded area across from the Manhattan Criminal Court
Independent autopsy of Jameek Lowery counters the state’s cause of death due to cardiac arrest while under the influence of bath salts
A man led police on a pursuit across two counties before crashing after a PIT maneuver
The Adam Finseth Memorial Scholarship will be awarded to students majoring in the Emergency Medicine Paramedic or Emergency Medicine Technology programs
Onondaga County Sheriff’s Lieutenant Michael Hoosock also served as a paramedic for Manlius Fire Department, Rural Metro and WAVES Ambulance.
Coroner’s report states Reginal Payne suffered cardiac arrest after being restrained face down, in the prone position
A driver crashed a stolen tractor-trailer in the Brenham officer after his license renewal was rejected
The term has been banned from EMS training with the exception to describe its historical usage
Two drivers were wounded in the I-10 shooting in the Florida panhandle
An argument escalated into gunfire inside a Nashville restaurant
Indianapolis officers faced “a large group of juveniles,” including several who were shot