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The protests topic provides an opportunity for EMS training in responding to mass gatherings, including what types of injuries and illnesses may present, how EMS can prepare for protests to become violent, and safety considerations for posting and responding to protests.

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Calls involving celebrities, chemical restraint, protests and mass shootings are just some of the scenarios that will put you in the public eye
The chief officers, firefighters, EMTs and paramedics who responded to the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol describe responding to the ill and injured
On this episode of Inside EMS, our co-hosts discuss the current status of the COVID-19 vaccine rollout and the importance of remaining professional regardless of your political affiliation or opinion
Kareim McKnight filed a lawsuit claiming that a medic, under the direction of a police sergeant, injected her against her will while she was handcuffed
A day that began with peaceful protests ended in sporadic skirmishes, with some people throwing rocks at officers, LAPD said
Union leaders say that many Care Ambulance EMTs in Los Angeles and Orange counties quit or retire out of frustration with low wages and other problems
The department details what its members faced that day and thank DC police for their work to protect the U.S. Capitol
Gaige Grosskreutz, trained as a paramedic, went to Kenosha, Wis. on the third night of 2020 protests to provide medical assistance to anyone injured in the demonstrations
In the video, department members recall stolen supplies, being spat on while treating the injured
Other bills still up for consideration include one increasing penalties for assaulting first responders and one that aims for more police accountability
The petition comes three years after civil rights investigators found Hennepin Healthcare paramedics were sedating people at the request of police
The video shows an off-duty Glastonbury firefighter saying Narcan should not be used and “when people overdose, you let them die”
The lawsuit said miscommunication between Seattle agencies led to a 20-minute delay in firefighters responding to the shooting
Hundreds defied curfew during the second night of tensions in a Minneapolis suburb
The ACLU of Ohio said some parts of the legislation could have a chilling effect on free speech