Tactical EMS / TEMS
Full list of Tactical EMS / TEMS results
Reality Training: Lessons in tactical medicine–
Cops are often first on the scene of a medical emergency, and sometimes the nature of the call does not allow time to wait for paramedics or fire to arrive. Dave Smith provides tips in tactical medicine for LEOs.
Why every cop should carry a tourniquet–
Doug Wyllie Police One Editor in Chief interviews Van Postell about the importance of having tourniquets readily available to officers.
Cardiac arrest management: Compressions–
Adriane Stefansen, a paramedic and field training officer in Ventura County (CA), discusses how officers can manage cardiac arrest victims. This condition is fairly common, so it is important officers understand how to perform basic aid to cardiac arrest victims.
Cop explains how he used utility strap as tourniquet–
An Akron police officer said he went into "reaction mode" when he quickly turned a utility strap from his cruiser into a tourniquet and saved the life of a boy with a severed leg after a horrific collision with a speeding motorcycle.
The role of bystander during CPR–
Mike Stillwagon, a paramedic and the Community Health Services Manager for AMR Ventura County discusses the four steps to Bystander CPR. By performing timely compression only CPR, you could save a life.
Cop criticized for failing to render aid to crash victims–
Pinecrest Officer Ana Carrasco claims that she didn't help the victims because her training prevented her from moving the bodies.
The use of tourniquets–
Van Postell, Tactical Medical Lead Instructor for Persys Medical discusses the necessity for officers to become familiar with general medical knowledge and benproficient with simple medical applications, specifically tourniquets.
Roll Call: Texas cop fights for life; Ore. cop wounded treats self–
For the week of December 13, we discuss the Texas officer who continues to fight for his life after being shot in the head, a new initiative that encourages cops to buckle up, some tips for seasonal safety hazards, and this weeks courageous Not Today moment.
Police investigate shooting death of diabetic man–
Police are investigating two very different accounts of an officer-involved shooting that ended with the death of a man suffering from diabetes.
Medical center employee makes hateful comments following officer’s death–
A University of Maryland Medical Center employee is being investigated after making disparaging comments on her Facebook page about the death of Officer First Class Jason Schneider.
SC police fight car fire while woman trapped inside–
Dashcam from multiple cruisers show the aftermath of a car accident and the incredible rescue of the motorist trapped inside her vehicle after it burst into flames.
NY Police rescue woman from East River–
Two New York Emergency Service Unit officers rescued a woman from the East River Wednesday when she was spotted floating near the Manhattan bridge.
TerraHawk at IACP 2010–
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.
Combat casualty care for LEOs–
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.