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Seattle Police Training to Become Emergency Medical Technicians

A number of officers with the Seattle (WA) Police Department are training to become EMTs so they're prepared to render aid in the event of a large-scale emergency.

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Dallas EMT Shot at Call, Suspect Found Dead

A Dallas Fire & Rescue EMT and an unidentified civilian were wounded in a shooting in east Dallas, Monday morning.

Portland EMTs will No Longer Embed with Police During Protests

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.

Wisconsin Firefighters Issued Ballistic Vests with Rifle Plates for Gunfire Risk Calls

All Madison, WI, firefighters on every shift now have bullet resistant vests assigned to them for added protection on any calls posing a higher risk for gunfire.

Philly Paramedic Apologizes for Hateful Police Post on Instagram

A Philadelphia Fire Department paramedic has apologized for an Instagram post that shows two African American men pointing guns at the head of a white police officer. More Here.

Video: Philly Paramedic Apologizes for Hateful Police Post on Instagram

A Philadelphia Fire Department paramedic has apologized for an Instagram post that shows two African American men pointing guns at the head of a white police officer.

EMT Tackles Gunman, Saves NYPD Cop

A New York City EMT is being hailed as a hero for wrestling a gun away from a crazed man who had grabbed it from an NYPD officer and shot the officer's partner in front of a Harlem hospital.

Calif. Man Tries to Cut Off Arms at Home Depot

It was a bloody scene at a Home Depot in West Covina, Calif., on Wednesday when a man entered the store and began sawing his arms off with a hand saw, scaring customers into a panic, according to local police.

Struck D.C. Motor Cop Waited 20 Minutes for Ambulance

A Metropolitan (D.C.) Police motor officer struck by a vehicle was finally picked up by a Prince George's County ambulance 20 minutes after the accident, a delay that has prompted discipline of city personnel.

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Providing Trauma Care

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.