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TACOPS Multi-Platform Medical Pouch

November 21, 2014
TSSi Introduces the TACOPS Multi-Platform Medical Pouch

Tactical Medicine in Transition

July 15, 2014

So if emergency medical response during critical incidents is now going to be performed by patrol officers and individual SWAT operators, do law enforcement agencies still need tactical medical support? The experts say yes and for a variety of reasons.

Ariz. Officers Receive NLEOMF Officer of the Month Award

March 14, 2014
For preventing a shooting victim from bleeding out, Officers Ratko Aleksis and Stephen Neff of the Tempe (Ariz.) Police Department have been named as the recipients of the NLEOMF Officer of the Month Award for March 2014.

L.A. Paramedics to Now Enter Active Shooter Zones to Aid Victims

December 23, 2013
The new goal is to have Los Angeles Fire Department paramedics and firefighters, protected by armed law enforcement teams, rapidly enter potentially dangerous areas during active shooting incidents to treat victims and get them en route to hospital trauma centers.

NTOA Calls for More Tactical Medical Training for Officers

October 9, 2013
Every police officer should receive basic tactical medical training to better respond to mass violence such as the Navy Yard massacre, Boston Marathon bombing, and other active-shooter attacks, the NTOA announced.

Foxseal Chest Seal

October 9, 2013
Foxseal Chest Seal is a pioneering occlusive dressing for the treatment of open chest wounds. Foxseal is designed for simple, consistent performance in the field as a tool in prevention and treatment of pneumothorax. IACP Booth #1403

ATF's Tactical Medic Program

August 18, 2013

ATF tactical medics operate as a special agent EMTs with a life-saving skill set. They can perform classic trauma-care functions such as CPR, bandaging, splinting, applying oxygen, and spinal immobilization. They also utilize advanced skills.

Celox Rapid Hemostatic Gauze

August 9, 2013
Celox gauze is the best of the "three-minute gauze" strips. Celox gauze 5-inch Z-Fold can pack faster than its 12-inch competitors. Celox gauze is clinical, tactical and economical.

Tactical Medical Kit

April 17, 2013
Chinook Medical Gear's Medical Operator was designed to meet the demand for a low-profile tactical medical aid backpack. The exterior of the lightweight, durable pack features multiple rows of PALS webbing for securing additional gear.

Stopping Power: Myths, Legends, and Realities

January 16, 2013

As a trauma surgeon and a tactical medical specialist, I am often asked by law enforcement officers what caliber and type of handgun ammunition offers the most stopping power. I can't answer that question. Let me explain why.

Kiesler Offers Tourniquet Holster

December 14, 2012
Kiesler Survival Solutions has introduced a tourniquet holster produced by Blade-Tech that can be purchased separately or in a kit with a SOF-T Wide tourniquet.

SWAT Fuel's Nutritional Supplements

September 13, 2012

Medical doctor and longtime SWAT medic Dr. Dan Olesnicky has stepped in to fill that gap. With his company SWAT Fuel, he has developed the first product in a comprehensive line of supplements to aid military, law enforcement, and shift workers in efficiently using and maintaining energy.

Todd Young's Long Road Back

June 13, 2012

Shot on an Oakland street, Officer Todd Young endures numerous surgeries and continuous rehab to regain his status as a gang investigator and SWAT officer. His story is part of PoliceMag's "Returning To Duty" Web-only series about officers injured on the job.

Do You Carry an Individual First-Aid Kit?

August 23, 2011
You must be prepared to handle a "blow out" of bleeding. Tourniquets, hemostatic agents, and dressing should your main priority. In other words, prepare for self-aid or buddy aid for serious trauma survival.

Coalition for Tactical Medicine Receives Donation From CMS

February 5, 2011
The Coalition for Tactical Medicine announces the receipt of a generous donation from Combat Medical Systems (CMS), a distributor of tactical medical care products.

Field Trauma Care for LEOs

August 5, 2010

Every officer should have a minimum amount of medical equipment as well as training to use the equipment. As I have stated at POLICE-TREXPO in some of my presentations, my dream is for a small kit with the essentials to appear on the belt or in a pocket of every LEO.

LE Agencies Begin Using Philips HeartStart Defibrillators

July 8, 2010
While CPR may help prolong the window of survival, it cannot restore a normal cardiac rhythm. For every minute that goes by without defibrillation, a cardiac arrest victim's chance of survival decreases by about 10 percent. After 10 minutes without defibrillation, attempts at resuscitation are unlikely to succeed.

Be Your Own Medic

May 21, 2010
Knowing first-aid could save your life or the life of a fellow officer and keep you in the fight.

POLICE-TREXPO West: Tactical Knowledge

April 22, 2010
From the spectacular Long Beach Convention Center venue to the professional TREXPO staff and course instructors, and especially all the LE professionals who attended the conference and expo—all combined to make this one of the best TREXPOs ever.

TREXPO West 2009: Best of Show

May 1, 2009

Some impressive inventions were on display April 1–2 at the Long Beach, Calif., Convention Center. Companies displayed and sold their wares, many of which were interesting solutions to everyday problems in law enforcement.

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