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New York Officers Use Tourniquet to Save Man's Life After Chainsaw Accident

Two officers with the New York Police Department acted quickly in aiding a man whose arm was nearly completely severed in a chainsaw accident in the Bronx.

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Arkansas Officer Helps Save Infant Hit by Car

Officer Keith Baggett was dispatched to the 1-year-old’s home Saturday. “I did a quick assessment on the child and determined he was not breathing and did not have a pulse, so I immediately began CPR,” said Baggett.

Tactical Medical Response to School Shootings

Officers trained in first aid responding to school shootings have to do what they can to help the victims who can be saved.

Combat Gauze

QuikClot Combat Gauze puts life-saving bleeding control technology into the hands of trained law enforcement officers who are often the first points of care on a scene.

KGS TraumaFX Debuts Advanced K-9 Emergency Medical Training Simulator

TraumaFX, a division of Kforce Government Solutions Inc. (KGS) and a leading global provider of advanced, ruggedized human and canine medical training simulators, has announced the commercial availability of what the company calls the most-advanced canine medical simulator available - K9 Diesel.

Officer Who Saved YouTube Shooting Victim’s Life Honored by City

At Tuesday night’s Pacifica City Council meeting, Officer Joseph Gomez was presented with the Departmental Life Saving Medal for his actions during the attack on April 3.

K-9 First Aid Basics Gallery

At a minimum, veterinarians recommend that K-9 handlers carry a first-aid kit, learn how to give injections, and know how to administer oxygen. A brief session with your veterinarian or even a vet tech should be sufficient to learn how to correctly give injections. Here are some photos to illustrate proper first-aid techniques. For more information about first aid that handlers should know, read the POLICE Magazine article K-9 First-Aid Kit Basics.

K-9 First Aid Basics

Here is what handlers should know so they can provide medical aid to their four-legged partners.

Video: Indiana Officer Saves Toddler's Life First Day On The Job

Officer Richard Mayer and his fellow officers had just sat down to lunch when a woman rushed over holding her 15-month-old daughter, who was choking.

Indiana Officer Saves Toddler's Life First Day On The Job

Around noon on Friday, Officer Richard Mayer and his fellow officers had just sat down to lunch when Melanie Hassee rushed over holding her 15-month-old daughter Charlotte in her arms, saying she was choking. More Here.