Lawton Village Police Chief Jeff Mack received 7 new tourniquet holsters as part of the TOP project. Lawton is the first of many southwest Michigan area first responders who will be receiving these holsters courtesy of the Eric Zapata Memorial Foundation.
Original Story From Boston Herald Original Story HERE A bloodied animal control officer was hospitalized yesterday after he and several Boston cops tangled with two “vicious” pit bulls police said had pinned a third dog down by its throat. The frightening showdown began shortly before noon on Mascot Street in Dorchester, where arriving officers reported seeing a group of people in a […]
Story from KEYT Original Story HERE VIDEO HERE Cottage Health gifted the Santa Barbara Police Department 170 tourniquet kits and holders to help them administer emergency aid before medics arrive. The close to $9,000 donation was made possible through generous donations from the community to the Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital Foundation. Tourniquets are devices that wraps around a person’s limb […]
Story from the National Post of Winnipeg CA Original Story HERE A Winnipeg police officer has been upgraded to stable condition in hospital after being stabbed at a home in the city. Police say officers were responding to a report of a stabbing on Saturday afternoon when they came across a fight. They say a member of their tactical support […]
This is a story from KFOR Channel 4 Original Story HERE Earlier this month, officers with the Chickasha Police Department were serving a search warrant at a home in the 3500 block of S. 4th St. While searching an outbuilding on the property, officers found Kevontay Allen and a juvenile and took them into custody. As they approached the house, investigators said shots […]
The Eric Zapata Memorial Foundation is proud to launch our new initiative known as the Tourniquet On Person (TOP) Program. The goal of the TOP program is to save lives by equipping and training area first responders with tourniquets and tourniquet holsters. Every second counts with uncontrolled bleeding and having a tourniquet always at arm’s reach has proven to save […]
Story from the Herald-Standard. Story by Christine Haines Original Story HERE ELIZABETH TWP. — Four police officers from three different departments were honored Monday evening for saving the life a gunshot victim last month. Elizabeth Borough Police Chief Timothy Butler said it was an unfortunate incident that drew everyone in the room together, but it was also an opportunity to […]
Two Carlsbad Police Department officers are being recognized for using their quick thinking and combat training to save the life of a young woman whose arm was severed in a scooter crash. “She even asked me, ‘Am I going to live?’ And I said, ‘I’m very confident you’re going to [live],’” Cpl. Reid Shipley, of the Carlsbad Police Department, told NBC […]