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New York Officers Use Tourniquet to Save Man's Life After Chainsaw Accident

October 12, 2018
Two officers with the New York Police Department acted quickly in aiding a man whose arm was nearly completely severed in a chainsaw accident in the Bronx.

Arkansas Officer Helps Save Infant Hit by Car

September 5, 2018
Officer Keith Baggett was dispatched to the 1-year-old’s home Saturday. “I did a quick assessment on the child and determined he was not breathing and did not have a pulse, so I immediately began CPR,” said Baggett.

Tactical Medical Response to School Shootings

August 8, 2018

Officers trained in first aid responding to school shootings have to do what they can to help the victims who can be saved.

Combat Gauze

May 25, 2018
QuikClot Combat Gauze puts life-saving bleeding control technology into the hands of trained law enforcement officers who are often the first points of care on a scene.

KGS TraumaFX Debuts Advanced K-9 Emergency Medical Training Simulator

May 21, 2018
TraumaFX, a division of Kforce Government Solutions Inc. (KGS) and a leading global provider of advanced, ruggedized human and canine medical training simulators, has announced the commercial availability of what the company calls the most-advanced canine medical simulator available - K9 Diesel.

Officer Who Saved YouTube Shooting Victim’s Life Honored by City

May 16, 2018
At Tuesday night’s Pacifica City Council meeting, Officer Joseph Gomez was presented with the Departmental Life Saving Medal for his actions during the attack on April 3.

K-9 First Aid Basics Gallery

April 30, 2018

At a minimum, veterinarians recommend that K-9 handlers carry a first-aid kit, learn how to give injections, and know how to administer oxygen. A brief session with your veterinarian or even a vet tech should be sufficient to learn how to correctly give injections. Here are some photos to illustrate proper first-aid techniques.

For more information about first aid that handlers should know, read the POLICE Magazine article K-9 First-Aid Kit Basics.

K-9 First Aid Basics

April 2, 2018

Here is what handlers should know so they can provide medical aid to their four-legged partners.

Video: Indiana Officer Saves Toddler's Life First Day On The Job

January 16, 2018
Officer Richard Mayer and his fellow officers had just sat down to lunch when a woman rushed over holding her 15-month-old daughter, who was choking.

Indiana Officer Saves Toddler's Life First Day On The Job

January 16, 2018
Around noon on Friday, Officer Richard Mayer and his fellow officers had just sat down to lunch when Melanie Hassee rushed over holding her 15-month-old daughter Charlotte in her arms, saying she was choking. More Here.

Police Surgeon

January 3, 2018

Dr. Sydney Vail rolls out with a SWAT team, trains law enforcement officers in hemorrhage response, and operates on wounded officers as a gunshot wound specialist.

NM Officer Uses Tourniquet to Help Save Man with Severed Leg

December 22, 2017
When asked about the situation Officer Garcia responded, "I didn't save him, God saved him, I just provided the tourniquet."

VA Officer Stabbed at Domestic

December 13, 2017
While officers were attempting to detain him, the suspect stabbed one of the officers with a knife. Other officers on scene immediately provided first aid to the injured officer. More Here.

Pennsylvania Trooper Saves Own Life With Tourniquet

November 8, 2017
A Pennsylvania State Police trooper who was shot several times during a traffic stop likely saved his own life by applying a tourniquet to his leg before help arrived, authorities said.

Eight Keys to a Successful AED Program

November 3, 2017

A properly trained officer with an automated external defibrillator can save a life, but only if an agency commits to fielding AEDs.

NJ Officer Shot During Struggle with Suspect

November 2, 2017
A Camden County, NJ, police officer was shot in the thigh at point-blank range after a suspect pulled out a gun during a struggle on Wednesday night .

Video: Off-Duty TX Officer Helped Save Wounded Concertgoers in Las Vegas

October 3, 2017
A Texas deputy police chief who was backstage at a deadly country music concert in Las Vegas helped rescue at least three people. He was one of many first responders who were there to enjoy the event that instead ended up helping to save people's lives.

Craig Morgan, Spirit of Blue Foundation Present Safety Equipment Grant to TN Sheriff's Office

August 10, 2017
Yesterday, the Spirit of Blue Foundation partnered with country music star Craig Morgan to present a safety equipment grant to the Dickson County (TN) Sheriff's Office. The grant includes 70 tourniquets along with tactical belt holders that will be issued to all patrol division and reserve deputies that serve the county.

Off-Duty NY Deputy Revives Unconscious Man at Gym

August 4, 2017
An off-duty officer in upstate New York is being praised for saving a man who collapsed while exercising at a gym.

MiniFAK Everyday Carry Trauma Kit

July 11, 2017
Chinook's MiniFAK is a small, compact everyday carry trauma kit designed to address severe bleeding and penetrating chest injuries.
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