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Jim Morrissey is a Tactical Paramedic for the San Francisco FBI SWAT team and the founder of the Tactical Medical Association of California (TMAC). Jim is also the Terrorism Preparedness Coordinator for the Alameda County EMS Agency. Jim has a master’s degree in Homeland Security from the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, CA. Jim's column is brought to you by Bound Tree Federal, specializing in emergency medical equipment, supplies and pharmaceuticals for federal government organizations.
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