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Tactical Medics help Texas County Deputies

HOUSTON Van Postell and his friend, Cameron Decker, are two impressive Houstonians who will be working together to save lives.

Both men are reserve deputies with the Harris County Sheriff s Office.

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That means they go through all the standard law enforcement training (just like the others) and work for the sheriff s office when they can for free.

Decker is also a med student studying at Ben Taub to be an emergency room doctor. Postell, a trained paramedic, has brought many critically through the doors of Ben Taub s busy ER.

For all the time Decker and Postell devote to public service, they might be called the ultimate volunteers.

But why do they do it?

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