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Buffalo Medic Gets Punched While Trying to Render Care

A Rural Metro paramedic got more than he bargained for while responding to a call in Buffalo.

Posted Monday, March 8, 2010

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Pennsylvania Paramedic Fatally Injured in Chase with Patient

Police say the unidentified suspect has a history of mental illness and is being evaluated at a hospital, according to the Associated Press.

Posted Monday, March 8, 2010

Wisconsin Ambulance Crew Narrowly Miss Being Hostages in Standoff

When medical personnel approached the residence, they saw what appeared to be a man armed with a pistol, and they left, calling police for help, the release said.

Posted Thursday, February 11, 2010

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OH Training Program Teaches Tactical EMS

A program brought to Northwest Ohio is teaching medical professionals how to respond in a hostile situation.

Posted Monday, January 11, 2010

D.C. Medics Flee From Ambulance as Patient Becomes Violent

He says that after the patient became violent, the crew got out of the ambulance and radioed for police.

Posted Monday, January 4, 2010

UK EMS Crews Angry Over Lack of Stab Vests

The East of England Ambulance Trust, which has been giving Essex workers the protective gear since 2006, has said it will stop issuing stab vests.

Posted Thursday, December 3, 2009

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One Dead, Five Injured in Florida Office Shooting

A gunman opened fire Friday in the offices of an engineering firm where he was let go more than two years ago, authorities said, killing one person and injuring five others.

Posted Monday, November 9, 2009

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Pittsburgh EMS Shoulder-to-Shoulder with Police at G-20

While the police had a difficult and challenging job, moving among them in full riot gear, helmets, body armor and visibly indistinguishable from the police were highly trained emergency medical services personnel from the Bureau of Emergency Services.

Posted Friday, October 2, 2009

Ohio Man Assaults EMS Crew and Deputy

A few minutes later, an ambulance worker told deputy Kris White that Cedre was out of control and fighting with workers in the back of the ambulance.

Posted Friday, September 25, 2009






 

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