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The Tactical Tourniquet


The rules have changed on tourniquet use. Always carry a tourniquet, one that is easily accessed and protected from the elements. Know how and when to use it. Always carry a good hemostatic agent. The life you save may be your own.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Jul 2014)

Maximizing Life-Saving in Active Shootings, Part 2

By Williams, George T.

Without question, the public safety mission when responding to the Active Shooter is to save innocent life. For those agencies and officers who have been through this horrible event, you understand the frustrating problems you encountered. If not, there is information you need to assist in your life-saving response.

(This article was originally published in Tactical Response Jan/Feb 2014)

Training for Gunshot Wound Treatment

By Ed Nowicki

Since most officers will probably reach the victims of gunshot wounds before an ambulance can arrive at the scene and treat any victims, it seems reasonable for officers to receive added basic emergency medical training in the treatment of gunshot wounds. This training would stabilize wounds until traditional EMS responders arrive on the scene.

(This article was originally published in Law and Order Apr 2009)

Survive Injuries Until Backup Arrives

By Paul Shubinsky

Officers must incorporate injury treatment and the use of medical kits into regular training so that they know how to treat themselves in real-life stressful situations. Knowing how to dress wounds and stop bleeding until backup arrives can help officers survive common life-threatening injuries sustained in combat.

(This article was originally published in Tactical Response Sep/Oct 2010)
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