Quick Clip: Why violence against medics should be a felony

Have you ever been attacked while on duty? Sound off in the comment section below


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In this week's Inside EMS podcast quick clip, hosts Chris Cebollero and Kelly Grayson discuss the startling trend of violence toward paramedics and EMTs.

"We're starting to see more instances where EMS professionals file a lawsuit or laws making it a serious misdemeanor or felony to attack emergency service professionals," Kelly said. "We’re starting to see a shift where we don’t accept that."

Have you ever been attacked while on duty? Does your state have strict laws against those who do attack first responders?

Sound off in the comment section below and stay tuned for the full Inside EMS podcast tomorrow.

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Inside EMS, a podcast series that features hosts Chris Cebollero and Kelly Grayson, brings expert perspective to hot topics, clinical issues, operational and leadership lessons to EMS personnel and leaders to be safe and successful.

Inside EMS is available for download on iTunes, SoundCloud and via RSS feed.

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