Tag Archives: defensive tactics

Miss America Mentions Self-Defense: Some folks lose their minds…

I found it more than a little interesting that she has the exact same opinion (for colleges) that we (DT4EMS) have found within the medical community. Emergency Departments in particular are a very dangerous place for staff. The Emergency Nurses Association (ENA) has outed this dirty little secret stating 50% of ED nurses have been […]

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Ode to Attacker of Staff: A Poetic Statement

  As I look into the pool of blue, I can’t help but think of you. That aura about you is one of a kind, you’re a pain in our butt when you’re out of your mind. The drugs and alcohol surely can’t account for this all, When this never happened I can’t recall. You […]

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DT4EMS EXCLUSIVE: EMS’ Cab Camera Captures Scary Video/Audio

This video clip (below) was sent to me in the hopes of helping others see the need for a culture change. I have quoted statistics for years, screamed from the rooftops, been interviewed on radio and television stations, spoke in conferences and classes across the US… but little will make a person “think” like a […]

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It’s hard to be your voice when I’m all choked up…

It’s hard to be your voice when I’m all choked up…   More than once I have had a hard time talking to someone about their violent encounter on the job. Mainly because I have been a victim myself, I can’t help but feel what they felt as they tell me their story. And on […]

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