Ill. Public Safety Personnel Compete for Educational Scholarships

Paid and volunteer police, firefighters, EMTs/paramedics and 911 dispatchers now qualify for a special discount on new vehicles at participating dealers.
About 150 youth from 18 volunteer emergency medical organizations competed in the June 9 Bayshore EMS Cadet/Youth Competition.
The program awards medical education grants annually to qualifying caregivers who demonstrate a career commitment to the EMS profession.
An abandoned Sacramento arena set the stage for the realistic training scenario.
Larry Blanding, 28, has been charged with felony grand larceny after stealing an Albany Fire Department rescue truck while paramedics were treating a patient.
San Diego medics filed lawsuits last year for not receiving overtime pay while working 56 hours every week.
Randy Nichols serves as an AMR paramedic, director of education, and fleet mechanic in LaGrange, Georgia.
The National Fire Protection Association reports that sudden cardiac death accounts for about 45 percent of firefighter deaths in comparison to 15 percent in conventional jobs.
Specialized washers for turnout gear, better quality protective hoods, and education are some of the ways fire departments are trying to keep their members cancer-free.
The landscape of EMS is changing to an integrative and preventive model. The Virginia OEMS wants to help lead it there.
Our rates are high, but a new web intervention may help. 
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Residents and businesses can create profiles providing medical information, emergency contacts, floor plans and more so dispatchers can relay vital information to responding agencies.
Johnson County first responders have developed a regional UAS response team of drone pilots to improve emergency response efforts.
A Consumer Reports investigation in 2017 revealed 68% of air ambulance crashes were connected to four of the largest air medical companies.