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A Trauma Surgeon Talks About Wound Ballistics and Stopping Power

December 28, 2017
"I got involved in wound ballistics and what it really took to stop a threat during residency in Philadelphia because I had a friend on the police force who lost his job for use of excessive force by shooting somebody, I think it was, 18 times, and I always thought, maybe he needed to shoot that person 18 times to stop the threat."

FL Deputy Used Tourniquet, Trauma Training to Save Wounded Federal Agent

November 21, 2017
Hawkins was the first officer to arrive at the scene Sept. 26 after a U.S. Customs and Border Protection pilot was shot by 18-year-old Jake Lewis IV, who committed suicide immediately after. Lewis had screamed “I hate f****** cops” before shooting the agent four times in the parking lot of a Publix in the Oakleaf area of Clay County. More Here.

Video: FL Deputy Used Tourniquet, Trauma Training to Save Wounded Federal Agent

November 21, 2017
Hawkins was the first officer to arrive at the scene Sept. 26 after a U.S. Customs and Border Protection pilot was shot by 18-year-old Jake Lewis IV, who committed suicide immediately after. Lewis had screamed “I hate f****** cops” before shooting the agent four times in the parking lot of a Publix in the Oakleaf area of Clay County.

Police-Medic Teams Charged into Concert Venue to Save Lives During Vegas Massacre

October 6, 2017
Cassell said police and fire agencies in Nevada have been working together since 2010 to develop concerted responses to critical incidents, but Sunday was the first time their years of training and drills deploying “rescue task forces” played out in real life.

Portland EMTs will No Longer Embed with Police During Protests

March 13, 2017
Portland Fire & Rescue Chief Mike Myers, responding to citizen complaints, has suspended operations of an emergency medical team deployed with police at protests since the inauguration of President Donald Trump.

SWAT-Tourniquet

June 23, 2016
The SWAT-T (Stretch, Wrap And Tuck Tourniquet) is a proven lifesaver that fits all limb sizes for use on adults, children, and even canines.

Why Officers Need Advanced Medical Training

June 9, 2016

The days are over where officers stood around calling for medical aid on their radios while a victim or even suspect bled to death. The public expects officers to render aid and attempt to save lives.

Omaha Police, Fire Train to Create Rescue Task Force for Mass Casualty Incidents

February 25, 2016
For the first time, Omaha’s police and fire departments have teamed up to form a new “rescue task force” to jointly respond in the event of a mass shooting or other situation where multiple causalities are likely.

RevMedx XSTAT: Direct Injection

February 12, 2016

What if you sustain an injury so severe that you're in danger of bleeding out and a standard tourniquet won't help? Now there is a product designed to treat such a wound and stop excessive bleeding in seconds. And it's been cleared for law enforcement use.

Tactical Medics Saved Lives During Colorado Springs Shooting

December 7, 2015
Tactical response paramedics are some of the unsung heroes in the Nov. 27 shooting in Colorado Springs. More Here.

Video: Tactical Medics Saved Lives During Colorado Springs Shooting

December 7, 2015
Tactical response paramedics are some of the unsung heroes in the Nov. 27 shooting in Colorado Springs.

Gen7 C-A-T

November 4, 2015
Decrease blood loss faster with North American Rescue's Gen7 C-A-T. A new single routing buckle allows faster application, effective slack removal with fewer windlass turns, and easier application and training.

SWAT-T

September 29, 2015
The SWAT-T is a multifunction trauma care device that can be used as a primary or back-up tourniquet, pressure dressing, or all-purpose wrap. Its name states how to use it - stretch, wrap, and tuck.

Celox Rapid

June 26, 2015
BioStat's Celox Rapid 5-foot Z-Fold is designed to pack faster than other gauzes for hemorrhage control and speeds up compression time.

Officer Response Kit

June 26, 2015
Weighing only 11.2 ounces, Chinook Medical Gear's streamlined Officer Response Kit is small enough to be worn on a duty belt, tactical vest, or while in plain clothes.

Pediatric Ratcheting Medical Tourniquet

June 26, 2015
Developed for extremity hemorrhage control on individuals weighing less than 125 pounds, M2's Pediatric Ratcheting Medical Tourniquet (RMT) uses M2 low tensile strength Ratcheting Buckle technology.

BloodSTOP iX Battle Matrix Has 100% Survival Rate in Pre-clinical Trial Test

May 6, 2015
The results of a new study, conducted using military-standard protocols, demonstrate BloodSTOP iX Battle Matrix rapidly and effectively achieves hemostasis when severe and potentially fatal bleeding occurs.

Lenco Industries Announces BearCat MedEvac Tactical Armored Vehicles

January 27, 2015
Lenco Industries introduces the BearCat MedEvac LE and BearCat MedEvac MIL armored tactical vehicles. The LE version of the "MedCat" was designed to meet the combined requirements of SWAT and Tactical EMS teams.

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.

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