Violence Against Ems

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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FDNY Commissioner, New York Officials Announce Law to Protect Paramedics and EMTs

New legislation directs cases and pushes for increased penalties.

Posted Tuesday, October 23, 2012

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EMS Providers Aren’t Equipped for Dangerous Patients

Violence against EMS providers highlights a need for betting training.

Posted Sunday, January 1, 2012


 

 

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