Tag Archives: Law Enforcement

A New RescueDigest


2012 was unique in many ways, but like every year since I became a member of this community what I saw and heard this past year made me proud to count myself among the brotherhood of emergency responders.

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Sandy Hook, Newtown Connecticut Shooting


As you may know, Rescue Digest is located in Western Connecticut, just a few minutes away from the town of Newtown. While Rescue Digest consists of only two regular staff, many of our contributors are emergency responders who live or work in and around Sandy Hook, one literally next door to where the incident took place.

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RescueDigest Podcast Episode 6: Working with Law Enforcement

Podcast Microphone

   Audio Podcast Episode 6 The RescueDigest Audio Podcast brings you news, interviews and tips you can use to make your life in emergency services a little easier and help you in your job protecting the members of your community.   [powerpress] In this episode, tips on how Fire, Rescue and EMS can work with Law Enforcement at combined response ...

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RescueDigest GOTW: Write Your Resume

Resume Writing

By focusing on a particular goal each week and providing some resources to get you started, RescueDigest is here to help make your world a little but easier and to help you help others. Let’s try WRITING (or re-writing) YOUR RESUME and / or CURRICULUM VITAE!

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Getting fit to lead: Habits of successful leaders

See also on Scoop.it – Emergency Services Do you have what it takes to be a leader in the businesses of the future? Plenty of companies are worried that the pool might not be big enough to pick from in the future, so check out this infographic by NowSourcing to see if you’ve got the right stuff to succeed.   ...

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Web Site Size Up: Statter911


A former firefighter and EMT Dave Statter provides the latest emergency service news and commentary. His expertise as a TV and radio reporter in the Washington DC area bring particular insight to the (often raw) video clips that are the hallmark of his site.

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RescueDigest Resources: Difficult Airway Management

Teaching BLS Airway

RescueDigest’s Top Picks of essential resources for critical topics in emergency services.   Difficult Airway Management: BLS through ALS, what’s the best? Airway management is the first and most critical objective in emergency patient care. We’ve found simple methods to rapidly identify and assess difficult airway conditions, new techniques to improve your odds of success, and novel ways to use the tools ...

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RescueDigest Resources: Cognitive Blindness

Fog of War

RescueDigest’s Top Picks of essential resources for critical topics in emergency services. Cognitive Blindness: What you don’t see can kill you. Call it size-up, assessment or situational awareness; the ability to perceive and interpret information is critical for managing any emergency incident. But when does focused concentration turn into tunnel vision? Sometimes the training and experience that we rely on to ...

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RescueDigest Resources: Social Media Policies and Marketing for Emergency Services

RescueDigest’s Top Picks of essential resources for critical topics in emergency services.   Social Media and Emergency Services: Promoting and policing your service. While department social media feeds are becoming commonplace, few agencies are using social media tools to promote their organization  effectively. What policies and guides to use to keep your social media use on target and out of hot ...

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