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Treatment & Healthcare

Treatment & Healthcare

Treatment & Healthcare are complex issues for cops as well as criminals. After an officer-involved shooting, a cop must be treated for mental, emotional, and physical injuries. The same goes for criminals who have been injured, although the approach is considerably different.
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Wound sealing tech the future of gunshot treatment for cops

Taking the form of a syringe, XStat rapidly deploys a series of small sponge-like discs into the open wound. Each sponge then expands to 10 times its size, plugging the wound and providing necessary compression. XStat sponges are designed to swell to fit the cavity within 20 seconds of contact with blood and shave off several minutes from previous medical applications, according to the company.

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NC cop accidentally shot by fellow cop confronting armed suspect

Officer K.J. Barefoot, 31, was taken to WakeMed Hospital in Raleigh for treatment of the leg wound and later released - Full Story

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Cop who survived gun battle with Boston bombers thanks blood donors

He still hasn't been able to return to work but has been putting his efforts toward encouraging people to donate blood - Full Story

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Police, firefighters clash over right to administer Narcan

Buffalo firefighters believe they have the exclusive right to administer Narcan, a lifesaving antidote to forestall the effects of heroin and prescription painkiller overdoses - Full Story

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4 LAPD officers among 7 injured in traffic collision

Four LAPD officers were taken to the hospital with conditions categorized as "serious, but not life-threatening" - Full Story

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1,500 Ind. officers to receive trauma kits

The department raised $150,000 with the help of other organizations so that each officer is equipped with the kits.

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1,500 Ind. officers to receive trauma kits

The department raised $150,000 with the help of other organizations so that each officer is equipped with the kits - Full Story

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Dallas cop shot 3 times, suspect in custody

Rakeem Perkins, 20, has been charged with two counts of aggravated assault for the shooting of Officer Joshua Burns - Full Story

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Mo. cop struck, injured by truck sliding on ice

The officer was inspecting an earlier crash on the roadway when the truck spun out of control and struck him - Full Story



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