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Health and Wellness

Alternate Posting Location: Physical Readiness for an Active Shooter Incident

In this EMS1.com column, Active Shooter Response: Are you physically ready?, I lay out what I believe may be some of the physical challenges related to EMS response. I┬ádefinitely want you to defer to your local protocols and follow orders as issued by the incident command. But I also believe that the EMS response, much […]

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News and Events

Alternate Posting Location: 3 Things I am Doing after Newtown School Shooting

I feel fortunate today, and every day, for many reasons. The most important reason being my wife and children returned home safely from work and school today. I was eager to sweep them up in my arms and continue to be grateful that we are seeing another sunset together. I also feel fortunate that I […]

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EMS Tips

Alternate Posting Location: Training for Active Shooter Incidents

New column posted at EMS1.com – 2 Types of training for active shooter incidents. Make sure you watch this video – Run.Hide. Fight. Read more: Take an Active Role in Mass Attacks from the New York Times

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EMS Tips

CE Mash-Up: Active Shooter Incident and EMS Response

Created February 28, 2012. Updated on March 6, 2012,┬áJuly 30, 2012, January 25, 2013. The school shooting in Chardon, Ohio is a reminder that active shooter incidents can happen in any town, any school, and any workplace. Every EMS agency should work with its law enforcement and fire partners to plan for a response to […]