EMS Wake-Up Call (abstract)

Law enforcement officers know that their response to an active shooter will require them to immediately enter the premises and, at great personal risk, locate and stop the killer. Firefighters expect that they will need to charge into a burning building, also at great personal risk, to locate and extinguish the fire. EMS providers expect someone else to eliminate any potential risk or danger before they consider it safe to provide lifesaving care.

  • Topics:
    • Protected content
    • Large-Scale Response
    • EMS
    • Active Shooter
  • Resource Type:
    • Article
  • Organizational Author:
    • External

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