American First Responders

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 22:14:00 GMT

107.180.56.147 (press release) (registration) (blog)

Virtual Active Shooter Training Now Available to First Responders (Video)
107.180.56.147 (press release) (registration) (blog)
First responders of all disciplines will now be able to train together for active shooter and other critical incidents thanks to a new virtual training platform made available by the Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate ...

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Tue, 27 Jun 2017 11:31:38 GMT

Spirit Ride rolls through Griffith
nwitimes.com
In honor of first responders who have been killed on roadsides, the American Towman Spirit Ride again takes to the nation's streets in a relay involving more than 250 towing companies, carrying a ceremonial red, white and blue casket named Spirit ...

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 08:48:19 GMT

CNN

Heroin crisis: An EMT's view from the front lines - CNN.com
CNN
Huntington, West Virginia, is one of the worst spots for the nation's opioid epidemic, and the head of its emergency medical services is not optimistic about an ...

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Fri, 23 Jun 2017 10:29:08 GMT

CNN

The opioid epidemic is so bad that librarians are learning how to ...
CNN
Library staff members are taking on the role of first responder in drug overdoses as the opioid epidemic infiltrates yet another corner of daily life.

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Sat, 17 Jun 2017 13:02:00 GMT

Charleston Post Courier

Citadel All-American Odie Delaney was among first responders at Emanuel AME Church. His story of regret and healing
Charleston Post Courier
Odie Delaney was one of the first Charleston police officers on the scene of the Emanuel AME Church shooting. In this photo, Delaney searches the grounds of the neighboring Citadel Square Baptist Church on Wednesday, June 17, 2015. File/Matthew ...

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Tue, 27 Jun 2017 14:23:09 GMT

Smoky Mountain Service Dogs receives $225000 donation from American Valor Foundation
The knoxville focus
The American Valor Foundation, located in Hamilton, Texas, is a non-profit corporation committed to supporting military veterans, first responders and their families. Each year, the American Valor Foundation selects a recipient for the Chris Kyle ...

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 18:35:28 GMT

Bakersfield Now

Community thanks volunteers, first responders on anniversary of ...
Bakersfield Now
The Erskine Fire may have happened a year ago, but some first responders say it feels it happened yesterday.Jim Steel is a volunteer with the American Red ...

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