The Tactical EMS / TEMS topic area gives officers all the relevant news and information they need to keep up to date on this ever-changing element of critical injury care and medical response. Self-care, buddy care, and basic life support functions like burn treatment and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) are among the most important areas of knowledge a cop must have.
A failure to provide proper medical care for a prisoner in an officer's "care & custody" is a major concern for an officer's legal safety. We are talking about criminal charges, civil litigation, and disciplinary actions. Once the inmate is under control, medical care must be provided. Gary Klugiewicz, CorrectionsOne Training Network’s director of training, will show you how to keep both you and the prisoner safer by conducting an Initial Medical Assessment, when appropriate for a sick or injured inmate. - Full Story