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Idaho Officer, Dispatcher Credited with Saving Heart Attack Victim

An officer and a dispatcher with the Pocatello Police Department are credited with saving the life of a man who suffered a massive heart attack early Saturday morning.

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Looking Back: Barack Obama, AEDs, and AIDS

In past January issues, POLICE covered law enforcement officers’ fears as a Democrat was entering the White House, tools for rendering aid to heart attack victims, and tips for communicable disease protection.

Eight Keys to a Successful AED Program

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

Off-Duty NY Deputy Revives Unconscious Man at Gym

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

FOP Gives Defibrillators to Wyoming Highway Patrol

Wyoming Highway Patrol troopers will now have access to two defibrillators when responding to emergency calls thanks to a donation from the Wyoming Fraternal Order of Police.

Massachusetts PD Receives Safety Grant from the Spirit of Blue Foundation

The Spirit of Blue Foundation announced that it has awarded a Safety Equipment Grant to the Lanesborough (MA) Police Department in the form of Automated External Defibrillators to be carried in the Department's patrol cars.

Officers Can Learn More About AEDs in Cardiac Science's Free Webinar

The webinar will be led by Sgt. Scott Simon, a Nevada state trooper for 25 years, who made life-saving AEDs a priority in his department and outfitted 210 patrol vehicles with AEDs.

Video: Arizona Campus Officer Saves Student's Life

A casual game of volleyball almost proved deadly for an Arizona State University student when he suddenly grabbed his chest and collapsed right there on the court. His friends called for help and the first person on the scene was an ASU police officer who's now being credited for saving that student's life with a defibrillator.

Video: Missouri Detective Suffers Cardiac Event in Break Room, Saved by Fellow Officers

After the machine administered the shock, Campos, according to West, shot 6 inches into the air, but West could see the life come back to him and he started to blink his eyes.

Calif. Campus Officer Revives Soccer Player

California State University, Sacramento Police Officer Thelma Matthews is being credited with saving the life of a 47-year-old who was playing soccer in an adult league on Monday.