Should EMS and fire personnel be allowed to carry firearms on duty?

Police1 Poll Results: Dec 17, 2020 - Dec 24, 2020

Yes 80 %
No 14 %
Not sure 5 %
Total 1679

On December 17, 2020, two Arkansas paramedics were shot on duty. Officials say one of the paramedics returned fire, killing the gunman who shot them after an argument. Arming the EMS and fire workforce has been a hot topic of debate. Check out this article from our sister site,, and email your opinions on this topic to

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