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‘There was a lot of blood’: Cleveland Officers Save 10-Year-Old Shooting Victim

September 24, 2015

The kits contain what's known as QuikClot, patches that can help control bleeding quickly. With Officer Heater following the instructions of an officer whose been recently trained in using the kits, he applied the QuikClot. Sgt. Stouges calls Officer Heater's actions "life-saving."

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Officers credited with saving lives of 3 men shot in Petersburg on Saturday

September 06, 2015

The actions of four officers may have saved the lives of three males who were shot in Petersburg Saturday night.  The four responding officers administered QuikClot, which helped stop the bleeding. According to Petersburg Police spokesperson Esther Hyatt, QuikClot is believed to have possibly saved the lives of the three individuals

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The “SWAT Kit” That’s Saving Lives in Dallas

August 31, 2015

The difference between life and death often relies on split-second decisions… Officers C. Maddox and J. Tovar of the Dallas Police Department (DPD) know this all too well…. the ability to access their hemorrhage control kit within seconds helped prevent the child from bleeding to death before Dallas Fire-Rescue could arrive, which ultimately saved her life.  

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Lafayette Police Officers Use Downed Officer Kits in Theater Shooting

July 31, 2015

Governor Bobby Jindal praised Lafayette Police Chief Jim Craft for ordering lifesaving equipment that you can find inside trauma kits. Police are saying these kits played a major role in the outcome of Thursday night’s shooting.

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Metro cop’s life-saving actions ‘only reason’ 17-year-old didn’t die

July 22, 2015

Officer Matthew Cammarn, a Metro Nashville police officer is being hailed a hero Tuesday after saving a teenager’s life. He said a bullet entered the young man’s upper thigh and went through the other side. “So I put the quick clot bandage around, trying to get both holes,” he explained. “Got the tourniquet out around his thigh and cranked it down.” In a letter of commendation, Captain John Narramore with the Nashville Fire Department said, “It was the opinion of all medical personnel involved that Officer Cammarn’s quick action and proper procedure was the only reason we had a patient rather a fatality.”

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