Into the fray: integration of emergency medical services and special weapons and tactics (SWAT) teams.

@article{Jones1996IntoTF,
  title={Into the fray: integration of emergency medical services and special weapons and tactics (SWAT) teams.},
  author={Jeffrey Jones and Keri Reese and G Kenepp and Jon R Krohmer},
  journal={Prehospital and disaster medicine},
  year={1996},
  volume={11 3},
  pages={202-6}
}
INTRODUCTION The purpose of this study was to determine current experience and training of emergency medical support personnel for special weapons and tactics (SWAT) teams in North America. METHODS This cross-sectional, epidemiologic survey was sent to SWAT unit commanders from the 200 largest metropolitan areas. Questions included basic demographics, specialized training of emergency medical services (EMS) personnel, and where such personnel are deployed during tactical operations. Unit… CONTINUE READING