FULL LIST OF Injury Topics
Improve your tactical team’s safety with this breaching tool–
The Blast Gauge System takes the guesswork out of determining minimum safe distance for SWAT stacks
Protect your team by tracking blast exposure–
The Blast Gauge System provides critical information about blast overpressure to help reduce the risk of traumatic brain injury
5 things cops need to know about traumatic brain injury–
Blast exposure is an occupational hazard for tactical officers, and it’s important to know the risks and take steps to address them
Video: Tree falls on officer responding to call of a branch in road–
Officer bent over to pick up the branch in the road when he heard the noise of a tree falling
Audit: No reliable way to track LA cops on injury leave–
In 2014, the city paid $141M in salary, medical bills and other expenses for police and firefighters out on injury leaves
Doctor goes above and beyond to help injured SC officer–
A doctor who treated an injured officer put in a few more hours of work at the cop’s home
Why police need to train to use and carry an IFAK–
Follow expert recommendations for cops to quickly care for rapid bleeding or airway obstruction
Wash. officer dies of complications from on-duty injury–
Rick Silva died June 18 while being treated for an injury he suffered in February
Police officer slashed, suspect shot dead outside NYC subway–
An officer who was slashed by a knife-wielding man is in stable condition
Man charged with trying to kill 2 Calif. cops–
Bullet that wounded one of the officers originated from the weapon of another officer
Cuomo joins NYC police, fire push for better disability benefits–
Unions want police officers and firefighters injured on the job to receive a benefit equal to 75 percent of their salaries
Why joint, back and shoulder pain are common in cops (and how to fix it)–
There will never be a day when officers leave their duty belts and ballistic vests in the squad, so start taking preventative measures now — and take them often.
Inside law enforcement medic training–
Police receive "combat medic care" training, enabling them to administer treatment to a fallen officer when medical crews are unable to access a scene.
Ohio cop struck by car at traffic stop–
Police are looking for the driver of a dark blue sedan that swiped an officer who had stopped another motorist.
Wis. police officer involved in crash–
A Green Bay police officer was injured and hospitalized in what the department calls an OWI related crash.
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