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  1. Fire Service Industry News: Streamlight Launches TLR-4 G Weapon Light

    Online Articles

    Sun, 19 Jan 2014

    performance lighting and weapon light/laser sighting ..... lightweight, compact weapon -mounted tactical ..... compact and compact weapons . The new light features ..... extremely versatile weapon light for sub-compact and compact weapons , and full-size hand

  2. New Jersey Officials Issue Security Alert Violent Extremists Urging Fire as Weapon

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    Thu, 18 Dec 2014

    encouraging the use of fire as a weapon and serves as a reminder ..... with the use of fire as a weapon suggest that fire could be used in addition to other weapons or capabilities to exploit ..... involving the use of fire as a weapon and the use of luring and

  1. Firefighter Marriage: Stop Using Sex as a Weapon


    Wed, 16 Jul 2014

    How do women use sex as a weapon ? In one third of marriages, there ..... this is how women use sex as a weapon —to manipulate. To manipulate means to coerce ..... This is what people do with weapons —inflict damage, cause pain. I’ve heard ..... likes. How do men use sex as a weapon ? Because men typically desire sex more than women do, their

  2. Information as a Weapon to Fight Fire

    Online Articles

    Mon, 17 Oct 2011

    response time analysis to building inspections to modeling natural disasters, WF/RS uses GIS as a high-tech firefighting weapon that protects both citizens and responders. Emergency planning for hurricanes , floods, and other natural disasters begins

  3. Chemical Weapons Response: First-Due Response at a Nerve Gas Release

    Online Articles

    Wed, 4 Dec 2013

    s third largest stockpile of chemical weapons after the United States and Russia. Assad ..... that chemical and possibly biological weapons may fall into the hands of radical Islamists if the Assad regime falls ..... to an intentional release of a chemical weapon including the possibility of nerve agents


    Magazine Articles

    Fri, 1 Jan 1999

    BIOLOGICAL AGENTS AS WEAPONS : MEDICAL IMPLICATIONS BY KEN ..... emergency responders. A biological weapon attack could easily be over ..... mentioned above, a biological weapon attack can be over long before ..... historically used as biological weapons may be cultured by standard

  5. Radioactive weapons a definite possibility

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 1 Mar 1999

    Radioactive weapons a definite possibility Anthony M. Gaglierd, EMT Radiological Officer ..... system. I don`t believe it is wise to dismiss the possible use of any weapon of mass de-struction (including nuclear) by a terrorist by saying

  6. Two Firefighters Suffer Fatal Gunshot Wounds in Webster, NY

    Online Articles

    Mon, 24 Dec 2012

    firefighters were shot -- obtained the weapon or weapons he used or why he opened fire, Pickering ..... Spengler was not allowed to legally possess weapons , but he had "several different types of weapons " Monday, the police chief said. Spengler

  7. Casualty Management After Detonation of a Nuclear Weapon In an Urban Area

    Online Articles

    Mon, 16 Dec 2002

    The following contains recommended immediate actions for police officers, firefighters, and emergency medical technicians who may be faced with the detonation of a nuclear weapon in a populated area.

  8. Self-Defense for EMTs and Firefighters, Part 1B


    Wed, 28 Jul 2010

    don't see a weapon doesn't mean there are weapons are weapons weapons ..... slowly remove the weapon . Or asked him if they are carrying weapons of seven could ..... body becomes a weapon training. Now ..... training with weapons including hands

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    to hurt somebody with -- somebody went. Can make a very affordable weapon particularly if they are spiked as as you see here. -- have been modified to include little nine. -- key chain knives
    he had gone around. Could easily be gone around. People there are weapons in your environment. Far to a far greater degree than he -- soon as you looking around just be aware. That things may not be what they seem and discuss you don't see a weapon doesn't mean there are weapons are weapons -- weapons -- -- Bottom line here's the thing to remember is lots of people go around armed deliberately there are lots of weapons of people and armed themselves with in your environment. The chances if you encountering somebody -- -- the patient. Or bystanders is pretty high. In one to one weapon we didn't mention earlier is pepper spray and it's not -- really quick too bad habits disable you considerably you don't wanna be pepper spray on the job so. Be aware. That many of the people you encounter every day. -- people you're working on -- to people around the people walking on our armed. If you suspect someone's -- we have you know -- armed. The thing to keep in mind is that in order to use that weapon they have to access to respect their armed make sure you watch -- hands on access the weapon . If if you've just made decision to stay there. Most people -- right handed most people access their weapon with the dominant hand. And the way to tell what someone's dominant hand is is that most people wearing a watch on their non dominant. If you suspect someone is armed and like me he's right handed you can tell that but watch my left hand. But just watch my right hand if you're not sure what to do but you've made its decision to stay there anyway. As you doing you scan of the people present. To to quickly see if they might be carrying a weapon or not -- you wanna look in the places where weapons are most normally carried. For most people away span going to be the place -- -- carry a weapon to have gone -- kneipher or bludgeoned. Pants pocket or coat pockets are probably the second most likely place so check --
    boulders -- locations we mentioned could be. If someone is carrying a weapon . They're probably gonna be constantly. Touching or doing something to allergic -- the fact that it's there. They could be reflexively touching it just make sure it's still in place and you see people aren't used to carrying weapons touching -- all the time just to confirm that it's there. He could be doing reputed adjustments on it -- uncomfortable particularly if they're on a stretcher. Not used to having gone anyways -- lying down only got a patient that's doing that. Take note and see if -- have a -- there. They might have their arm held closely. On the weapons side -- to seal the fact there's a gun here or port begun in place. When they're confronted it when the challenger when you go to Khartoum they might turn the -- -- away. And that that kind of turn away coupled with one of those other behavioral cues might. -- reasonably that their carrying a weapon . And if they're running if they're active. The public holding onto their weapon because as we mentioned on guys don't use holsters so they have to venture to conduct part of -- waste -- -- the pocket ornament. We're gonna carrying it when they're running all those behavioral indicators -- let you know that a weapon might be -- But just because there's some people don't exhibit these behaviors obviously doesn't mean -- -- You could you can be aren't doing very well. And also just because you see something like intrusion in the -- -- which. Could indicate a -- also indicate a self foreign MP3 player I guess some people these -- so -- -- A shirt baggy short one outside the pants and a lot of people do that these days but clearly. That's a dress it's gonna conceal a weapon better than something -- it's a little more firmly. A jacket that swings on naturally is a sign something heavy in the