(WHIZ NEWS) ZANESVILLE, Ohio- What do you do during a mass shooting? It’s something most people never want to think about but, for local Law Enforcement and first responders, they need to be prepared in case the worst were to happen.
BELLEFONTAINE, Ohio (WKEF/WRGT)- The night starts with Logan County Emergency crews get a call for an active shooter situation in a nightclub. The first responders rush in with the S.W.A.T. They can barely see because the room the just entered is full of smoke. There is blood all over the floor and the music is pumping. Some of the victims are already dead but there are some who can be saved.
We live in an increasingly high-risk world. Evidence suggests that the largest single cause of preventable deaths related to trauma are caused by exsanguination. To combat this epidemic, multiple organizations have come together to start and support the Stop the Bleed campaign.
The Committee for Tactical Emergency Casualty Care (C-TECC) was convened to speed the transition of military medical lessons learned from the battlefield to civilian medical response to high risk situations.
More than 100 first responders from Logan County took part in a training in Bellefontaine this weekend. The goal is to make it as realistic as possible where there's still the potential of a threat while they're trying to save lives.
We’ve all witnessed the devastating impact premeditated violence can have on victims, communities and the nation as a whole. We’ve collectively mourned the loss of lives at the hands of senseless school and workplace shootings, with many people asking how we can prevent such acts from recurring. Silverback Safety & Training Solutions of Nashport, Ohio, knows that while total prevention is a difficult problem to solve, there are important steps any person can take to minimize the impact, mitigate the chaos and increase the likelihood of survival in a violent attack.
County paramedics and law enforcement will receive some specialized training at the Ohio Hi-Point Career Center this weekend. The 20-hour training being put on by Silverback Safety & Training Solutions is being sponsored by the Bellefontaine Fire Department, Logan County Sheriff's Office, and Logan County EMA.