Let's train together!
Let's train together!
"When seconds count the police are only minutes away!"
You are ultimately responsible for your safety and the protection of your loved ones.
You do not "rise to the occasion" rather you "sink to your level of training" when you must preform under the stress of a life & death crisis.
A person can bleed to death in as little as 2-3 minutes.
Lack of oxygenated blood to the brain can cause significant injury in as little as 4-5 minutes.
The heart is 10% less likely to be restarted for every minute that it is stopped.
Our instructor staff is limited to law enforcement personnel who have conducted pre-hospital medical care or military medics who have worked "outside the wire."
All hazard threats need to be mitigated before field expedient care can be provided.
If the scene was safe we wouldn't be here. Make the Scene Safe!
That is what we prepare you to do!
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You may have to be your own "rescuer" in the first few minutes of a crisis.
Your survival will rest on your Tactical Skills.
Self Aid & Buddy Aid need to be provided in a timely manner.
The Patrol Officer is the 1st of the 1st Responders be on Scene of an Emergency.
Blunt & Penetrating Trauma as well as a wide variety of Medical Emergencies may need attention.
Officers are often the 1st victim of an assault.
Patrol Paramedics can provide more advanced medical care before the arrival of Fire/EMS.
Time is the 4th Dimension.
Police on scene 0-3 minutes.
Fire EMS on scene at 6 minutes.
Transporting ambulance under contract by 8 minutes 90% of the time.
The transfer of care to civilian EMS needs to occur early and requires good communication for a timely transition of care in the pre-hospital public safety team.
Acute behavioral emergencies often masquarade as a law enforcement problem.
Aggressive medical care may require sedation in the field to facilitate therapy.
Transportation must not be delayed to definitive care and therapy should be preformed en-route to the hospital.
The primary role of the Physician is to provide Occupational & Operational Medical Oversight.
They are also heavily involved in Medical Training of Pre-Hospital Team Members.
Advanced Medical Providers can bring unique capabilities to the field.
Above a Tactical Emergency Medical Support (TEMS) physician demonstrating a regional nerve block so that mind altering drugs can be avoided.
The use of portable ultrasound can help identify and quantify the amount of intra-abdominal or intra-thoracic bleeding in field triage during a MCI.
In urban areas transportation by Police vehicle may get the patient to definitive surgical care faster than an ambulance.
Aeromedical evacuation presents some unique problems.
In Austere Environments specialized rescue techniques and equipment may be needed.
Specialized Rescue Training is common in both Urban and Rural Search & Rescue Teams.
Trauma Patients have better survival if treated in a designated trauma center that can get the patient promptly to surgery if needed.
Acute Behavioral Emergencies usually indicate an acute life threatening medical emergency. Aggressive medical care should begin early and may require sedation by the rescue "Team".
Forensic examination of the Living is valuable in both OIS investigation, Non -Fatal Strangulation and abuse of Children & Elders.
The Hospital is often also a Target Location.