MBTA Transit Officer Richard Donahue told CBS News he can't wait to get back to police work following his recovery fron the gun battle with the Boston Marathon bombing suspects. Read the full story here.
It can take time for Emergency Medical Services (EMS) to arrive on scene. During that time law enforcement officers may be the only medical care available. So officers need to be trained to supply that care.
Since its inception, the New York-based Mobile Trauma Unit (MTU) has provided critical medical support to law enforcement officers during national security events, high-risk enforcement operations, and training exercises.