Group of Drunks Attack Detroit Medics - @ JEMS.com


Group of Drunks Attack Detroit Medics


 
 

| Sunday, August 30, 2009


DETROIT, Mich. - An EMS crew answering a call on Detroit s east side was attacked by a drunk group of people, according to police.

Robert Olkowski said he and his partner were beaten up outside a home on Haverhill Road where people told a 911 dispatcher a woman was unconscious. One of them was trying to carry her down the stairs. I put my hand on his shoulder to get his attention, said Olkowski.

I was pushed into him. He dropped the female that was sick. I was pushed off the porch and then while I was pinned in the bushes I was hit 6 or 7 times in the face My face is swollen and red. I m sore. I got an abrasion to the elbow.

Read More

Police: Detroit Paramedics Attacked

Video

Detroit Paramedics Answering Call Attacked


Connect: Have a thought or feedback about this? Add your comment now
Related Topics: Leadership and Professionalism

What's Your Take? Comment Now ...

Buyer's Guide Featured Companies

Featured Careers & Jobs in EMS

Get JEMS in Your Inbox

 

Fire EMS Blogs


Blogger Browser

Today's Featured Posts

 

EMS Airway Clinic

Innovation & Advancement

This is the seventh year of the EMS 10 Innovators in EMS program, jointly sponsored by Physio-Control and JEMS.
More >

Multimedia Thumb

Salt Lake City Firefighters Injured in Firehouse Fire

Nine sent to a hospital with smoke inhalation.
Watch It >


Multimedia Thumb

Pennsylvania Paramedic Killed in the Line of Duty

West End Ambulance medic killed at accident scene.
Watch It >


Multimedia Thumb

Wesleyan Students Hospitalized for Overdose

11 students transported to local hospitals.
Watch It >


Multimedia Thumb

Rigs Going in Service from EMS Today 2015

Snap shots of some of the vehicles at EMS Today that will be on the streets soon
More >


Multimedia Thumb

Florida Hospital Fire

Fire halts construction project at Tampa cancer center.
More >


Multimedia Thumb

Braun Ambulances' EZ Door Forward

Helps to create a safer ambulance module.
Watch It >


Multimedia Thumb

LMA MAD Nasal™

Needle-free intranasal drug delivery.
Watch It >


Multimedia Thumb

The AmbuBus®, Bus Stretcher Conversion Kit - EMS Today 2013

AmbuBus®, Bus Stretcher all-hazards preparedness & response tool
Watch It >


More Product Videos >