Violence Against Ems

Officials, Experts Recommend Immediate EMS Care During Active Shooter Situations

Guideline recommends crews in “warm zones” have body armor and police escort.

Posted Monday, December 9, 2013

One Person Dead, Four Others Injured in Stabbing at Texas Hospital

Suspect detained in attack at Longview hospital center.

Posted Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Maine EMT Briefly Held Hostage during Call

Rockland man barricaded himself with the EMT in a law office.

Posted Tuesday, July 9, 2013

EMT Held Against His Will in Maine

Man suspected of being under the influence of drugs arrested & charged with criminal restraint.

Posted Tuesday, July 9, 2013

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Pro Bono: Allowing EMS to Carry Concealed Weapons Raises Legal Questions

Find out the legal issues that arise when considering whether EMS providers can carry weapons for self-protection.

Posted Wednesday, June 5, 2013

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Ohio Medics Carrying Guns for Personal Protection

Staff that hold concealed carry gun permits in parts of Ohio may carry guns while on duty.

Posted Thursday, May 30, 2013

Ohio Fire Department Allowing Firearms for Personal Defense

Bethel Township chief and others now carry guns.

Posted Tuesday, April 16, 2013

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Homemade Bomb Kills Eccentric California Man

Ambulance crew had left the scene 90 minutes earlier after patient refused treatment.

Posted Tuesday, April 16, 2013

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Gunman Holding Firefighters Hostage Killed; 4 Hostages OK

Firefighters were on routine medical call

Posted Wednesday, April 10, 2013






 

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