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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.

Shots Fired: Oakland, California 08/27/2010

June 13, 2012

After serving several DEA warrants in Oakland, Fremont, Calif., police officer Todd Young and his partner headed into East Oakland in hopes of locating a wanted Union City gang member whose ex-girlfriend had said that he'd been hanging out in the area. The officers were met with gunfire, when they located their suspect.

Returning To Duty: Todd Young

June 12, 2012

Fremont (Calif.) Police Officer Todd Young returned fire, after a violent Norteno gang member fired 10 rounds at him at 2:30 p.m. Aug. 27, 2010 on a street in Oakland. Officers performed trauma care on Young and delivered him to Highland Hospital, where he received life-saving emergency medical care. He is now recovering and plans to rejoin the SWAT team later this year or in early 2013. We feature his story in the June 2012 "Shots Fired" and "Todd Young's Long Road Back."

Conn. Cop Critically Injured In Chase

May 17, 2012
A Stamford (Conn.) Police officer was critically injured after falling 20 feet from a bridge abutment while chasing a robbery suspect in Norwalk early Thursday morning, police said.

Fla. Officer Making 'Miraculous Recovery'

May 14, 2012
Key Biscayne (Fla.) Police Officer Nelia Real remained hospitalized Monday, but doctors say her prognosis is good. Officer Real was shot in the neck late Thursday, when she pulled up to an accident scene on the Florida Turnpike.

Critically Injured Fla. Cop Fights for Her Life

May 11, 2012
Officer Nelia Real, 54, was shot in the neck by a carjacker and robbery suspect late Thursday. She "faces a battle," her chief told POLICE Magazine.

Stabbed NYPD Officer Returns Home for Daughter's Birthday

May 3, 2012
A New York City police officer has left the hospital in time to celebrate his daughter's birthday about two weeks after he survived a stab wound to the head.

NYPD Officer Stabbed In Brain

April 19, 2012

NYPD Officer Eder Loor was nearly killed when a disturbed man stabbed him in the temple. He was "as lucky as you can get," his doctor said.

NYPD Cop Stabbed In Brain Lucky to Survive

April 18, 2012
A New York City police officer's doctor said the officer was "as lucky as you can get," after he was stabbed by a mental patient in the brain and survived.

Officer Recovers After Being Struck by Drunk Driver

April 18, 2012

Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Officer Deanna Pulley returned to patrol after a drunk driver's bad day resulted in more than a year of surgeries and rehabilitation for the veteran officer.

Condition of Wounded N.H. Detectives Upgraded

April 13, 2012
Det. Scott Kukesh of the Newmarket Police Department and Det. Jeremiah Murphy of the Rochester Police Department were critically wounded late Thursday during a narcotics raid.

Wounded Chicago Tactical Officer Returns Home

March 29, 2012
Chicago police Officer Del Pearson returned home a week after he was shot in the chest and nearly bled to death after a gunfight on the city's Southeast Side.

Trauma Care on the Front Lines of Patrol

November 11, 2011
North American Rescue's combat medical training provides police first responders with basic focused training on applying pressure dressings, tourniquets, haemostatic agents, control hypothermia, as well as how to reduce tension pneumothorax.

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.

QuikClot Belt Trauma Kit

January 28, 2011
Z-Medica Corp.'s QuikClot Belt Trauma Kit is a hemostatic kit designed especially for law enforcement agencies so officers can stop traumatic bleeding quickly and help save lives. The new QuikClot Belt Trauma Kit is compact, lightweight, and cost-effective.

California Officer Takes 60 Units of Blood After Gunshot

August 28, 2010
Fremont officer Todd Young, 39, and a fellow officer had tried to arrest Andrew Barrientos, 20, who was wanted for a string of crimes. Young, who required 60 units of blood during surgery, is in critical but stable condition.

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.

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