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Violence Against Ems

State Department Investigates EMTs Bitten by CNN Reporter

Drunken fit at U.S. Embassy in Baghdad leads to report of abuse.

Posted Wednesday, August 6, 2014

Pro Bono: Legal Considerations in Provider Self-Defense

When does your right to self-defense kick in?

Posted Monday, August 4, 2014

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EMTs Train in Self-Defense to Stave Off Increase in Patient Attacks

Volunteer EMTs learn how to effectively protect themselves from combative patients.

Posted Monday, August 4, 2014

Three Charged in Attack on Boston EMTs, Firefighters

Violent outbreak occurs while treating a struck pedestrian.

Posted Tuesday, July 8, 2014

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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