Should EMS and fire personnel be allowed to carry firearms on duty?

EMS1 Poll Results: Dec 18, 2020 - Jan 04, 2021

Yes 82 %
No 14 %
Unsure 4 %
Total 919

On December 17, 2020, two Arkansas paramedics were shot on duty. Officials say one of the paramedics returned fire, killing the gunman who shot them after an argument. Arming the EMS and fire workforce has been a hot topic of debate. Please weigh in by answering the poll question. If you would like your comments to be considered for inclusion in a future EMS1 article, fill out a short form here to share your thoughts



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