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Mountain Man Medical offers a refresher on initial patient assessment and management in under two hours
Focusing on observed behavior will help protect both the individuals needing assistance and the officers responding to the situation
Jim Dudley speaks with Eric Thomas O’Neal about adding yet another dimension to today’s law enforcement officer, that of a trained emergency medical responder
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“This is helping us to do both roles … provide security for the scene as well as provide medical treatment for the patient that needs it,” a deputy medic with Hoke County Sheriff’s Office said
Dr. Kenji Inaba’s training helps officers on the field treat gunshot wounds and other injuries; officers in the metropolitan division undergo medical training drills every four weeks
“I’m glad that I was at the right place at the right time. Like I said, that’s what we’re here to do,” Officer Chad Stevens said. “It’s different every day. It keeps you on your toes”
Officer Michael Cain Maxheimer, 39, had served in law enforcement for 16 years; he is survived by his girlfriend and three daughters
Addressing the critical issues of cardiac health for police officers
“Officer [Pierce] Norton was highly regarded by those he worked with, his supervisors and all that knew him, both within the Department and by those he served,” the Boston Police Department said
Researchers said the new tool, oral fluid testing, would be cheaper for law enforcement agencies, require less training and allow investigators to determine a driver’s impairment through minimally invasive methods
The policy requires medical examiners to list all sources of information used in autopsy reports and to state whether any officers were present during the autopsy
The girl was unconscious and not breathing when officers arrived on the scene; they administered CPR and got the child to start to breathing on her own
It does no good for a cop to be on scene standing around waiting for folks with the better training and equipment to arrive
The Flagstaff Police Department now has one ZOLL AED Plus defibrillator in every patrol vehicle, funded through a $100K grant from Health First Foundation Northern Arizona and Griffith Blue Heart
Panelists will review the training required for officers to manage custody transitions, as well as highlight strategies to improve safety during this process
This eight-hour class is a great enhancement to the minimal tactical medical training received by most cops
Drownings can happen in any body of water, at any time of the year, anywhere in the country
“Through high-quality, repetitive training, we will become a safer country.”
Lincoln County Sheriff Deputy Clint Heintz relied on his skills as a combat medic to save Trooper Lewis Johnson’s life
During a mass casualty incident, or when EMS isn’t available, survival of the wounded may depend on you
M.A.R.C.H. is a guide for early intervention and care for life-threatening bleeding, airway compromise and inadequate breathing
Law enforcement officers and paramedics regularly encounter profoundly agitated patients and need the medications to treat those patients as well as the support of their organizations
Incident videos help responders identify the physical and behavioral cues of a severe behavioral emergency that may or may not have a criminal component
The Lucas Chest Compression System helps alleviate fatigue during the delivery of CPR
The trooper uses an ax to break the car’s window and then with assistance from bystanders, pushes the vehicle over from its side to extricate the driver
Through a Dukes Healthcare Foundation grant, leaders brought Sigma Tactical Wellness representatives to the Peru police and fire departments
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Deputy Jeff Hermanson, 45, had been with the Saunders County Sheriff’s Office since 2001
Officer Walter Broussard, 62, served with the UC Davis Police Department for over 24 years