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MN Paramedics Who Responded to Shooting Now All Interviewed, Union Says

Management at first barred two of them from meeting with investigators, according to the Hennepin County Association of Paramedics and EMTs.
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At Least Two Dead, Two EMTs Shot in Tucson (AZ) Attack

A gunman walked up to two EMTs parked near a fire and opened fire through the driver's side window of the AMR ambulance, police said.
Arnoldo Vasquez Hernandez learns to walk again using his prosthetic leg.

AL Man Who Underwent In-Field Leg Amputation Walks Again

Arnoldo Vasquez Hernandez's leg was crushed when an oak tree came crashing through his Alabama home earlier this year.
Dayton Public Schools

Dayton (OH) Students Learn How to be Firefighters, Paramedics

The program allows students to train while in school and be qualified to apply for entry-level positions with the Dayton Fire Department upon graduation.
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MI Paramedics Pushed Daily on Pandemic Protocol Changes

When COVID-19 first hit Michigan, some local paramedics didn't take the threat seriously.
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IL Paramedics, Retired Firefighter Sued Over Photo of Dying Man

The lawsuit contends that two paramedics either took the photograph or allowed someone else to take it within minutes of their arrival at the scene of the shooting.
In this Aug. 24, 2020, file photo, two people hold posters showing images depicting Elijah McClain during a candlelight vigil for McClain outside the Laugh Factory in Los Angeles.

City Investigation Faults Police, Paramedics in Death of Elijah McClain

The report suggested policy should be changed so paramedics prioritize patient safety rather than act as an “arm” of the police department.
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Portland (OR) Street Response Launches to Address Mental Health, Homeless Calls

The team includes a program manager, a firefighter/paramedic, a mental health crisis clinician and two community health workers.