What to Include in Your Tactical Medical Kit

Posted by Sam D. Say

May 24, 2018 4:30:00 AM

 

Each year, the number of active shooter incidents seems to climb. Hardly a week goes by without a broadcast reporting a gun-wielding assailant leaving behind a trail of victims. In fact, between 2000-2016, statistics show a steady, upward climb of the number of incidents and the number of victims, with over 1,400 casualties produced during that 16-year period.¹

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Topics: Tactical trauma kit

5 Things You Should Include In Your Tactical Trauma Kit

Posted by Sam D. Say

Apr 27, 2018 4:30:00 AM

 

With the number of mass shootings across America increasing each year, there is a growing focus on integrated response, placing paramedics and EMTs side-by-side with law enforcement when called to scenes of violence. As tactical medical response evolves to meet these growing needs, so does our medical equipment. But the restrictions that go along with tactical scenarios—namely, take only what you can carry—mean that each piece of equipment must be fundamental to the mission. There is no room for excess. Let's explore five things to include in your tactical trauma kit.

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Topics: Emergency Preparedness, Tactical trauma kit