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Developing a Combat Mindset: Color Code of Awareness

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THERE ARE 740,000 LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS TODAY AND 62,000 OF THEM ARE ASSAULTED EACH YEAR. OF THESE INCIDENTS, 21,000 ARE SERIOUS ENOUGH TO REQUIRE A THREE-DAY HOSPITAL STAY. EVERY 2.5 DAYS ONE IS KILLED IN THE LINE OF DUTY. 228 OFFICERS WERE KILLED IN THE LINE OF DUTY IN 2001. 68 WERE SHOT TO DEATH. […]

How to Stop Bleeding with Direct Pressure

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Can I get some love? A review of the current literatureThe following article is from the National Association of EMTs website: www.naemt.org.BLUF: Direct Pressure is still the best way to stop bleeding.PHTLS Executive CommitteeLance E. Stuke, M.D. MPHBackgroundThe 7th edition PHTLS textbook discusses the use of topical hemostatic agents which were are available for prehospital […]

What Does a Navy SEAL Have in an Everyday Carry (EDC) Kit?

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Can I get some love? Whether you know it or not, everyone has an EDC kit. The difference is that those of us with a survival mindset actually put a little thought and planning into what we carry around with us on a daily basis. And everyone’s kit is going to be a little different […]