Animal Control Officer Saved by Tourniquet After Dog Attach

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 […]

California Hospital Donates 170 Tourniquet Kits to Police Department

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 […]

Oklahoma Officer Wounded During Search Warrant

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 […]

New Trainer’s Get “Beet” Up

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 […]