Fla. medics are a crucial part of SWAT teams
By Jerome Burdi
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — These fire-rescue paramedics fight blazes, and pack heat.
In Palm Beach County, SWAT medics can double as police officers. They go through the police academy, carry a Glock handgun and wear paramilitary green uniforms with ballistic vests.
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