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.
The top priorities of the TerraHawk M.U.S.T. are mobile response and rapid deployment. When you pull up, you put the vehicle in park, press one button, and in less than a minute the vehicle is level and stabilized.
Because the servicemen and women who came under fire at the Soldier Readiness Center at Fort Hood had been recently trained in self-care and buddy-care, the death toll was considerably lower than it could have otherwise been. In this video, SGM Kyle Lamb (ret.) speaks with PoliceOne Senior Editor about the value of having a practical combat casualty care kit while on patrol.
After more than a decade and a half, the quest to dedicate a nationwide, interoperable broadband network to public safety seems to be imminently upon us. This would give cops some key tools to fulfill their mission.