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Violence Against Ems

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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Preventing Violence Against EMS and First Responders

Nine questions you should ask.

Posted Friday, April 5, 2013

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NFFF Response to Violent Incidents: Nine Questions You Should Ask

14 National Recommendations to identify potential risks and stay safe.

Posted Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Man Spits Blood & Saliva at Paramedics While Under Arrest

Police said he smelled of alcohol and had slurred speech and bloodshot eyes.

Posted Thursday, January 10, 2013

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Paramedics & Firefighters Rarely Have to Face Gun Violence

Both often work in hostile situations, but it's rare for either to be shot and killed while responding to a call.

Posted Wednesday, December 26, 2012

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Shooting at New York House Fire, Two Firefighters Killed, Two Wounded

Four firefighters shot, two killed, during Webster fire.

Posted Monday, December 24, 2012

Violence Against Chicago Paramedics on the Rise, Union Says

"Physical harm is what we contend with on every shift."

Posted Friday, December 21, 2012


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