Tag Archives: police AEDs

New Mexico State Police Equipped with AEDs to Fight SCA

The New Mexico State Police Department was presented with a gracious $15,000 donation from Heart Hospital of New Mexico to help combat sudden cardiac arrest (SCA). The donated funds will be used to purchase Cardiac Science® Powerheart® G3 AEDs. “Every minute delayed decreases the persons chance of survival by ten percent if they do not reach treatment,” […]

Indiana police officers revive sudden cardiac arrest victim

In Seymour, Indiana, police cars are equipped with automated external defibrillators (AEDs) and officers are trained in CPR and AED use. On Dec. 23, Officers James Handley and Mat Carver put that equipment and training to use when they were the first responders to a call to assist an unconscious man. Seymour, Indiana, police officers Mat Carver […]

An AED rescue at SWAT Team training

Police Officer John Bechtel and Dr. Jerry Springer with the Powerheart G3 AED used to rescue Bechtel in August. It was the first day of SWAT Team training at the Ohio Police Officers Training Academy. East Cleveland Police Officer John Bechtel had just finished a training run when he felt dizzy and short of breath. […]

Cardiac Science for the week of June 7: Police Defibrillators

Powerheart G3 AED now atop Mount Snowdon in Wales Powerheart AEDs are now available atop Mount Snowdon in Wales. (Photo credit: North Wales News) Through the combined efforts of Welsh Ambulance Service, Snowdown Mountain Railway, an automated external defibrillator(AED) is now available at the highest point in Wales, Hafod Eryri atop Mount Snowdon. The National Public Access […]

Sudden Cardiac Arrest Awareness Month: Cardiac Science for the week of October 5

Heartsafe news: Our weekly update on what’s happening in the world of heart safety and noninvasive cardiology October is National Sudden Cardiac Arrest Awareness Month The Heart Rhythm Society is kicking-off National Sudden Cardiac Arrest Awareness Month in October and launching a multi-year campaign to call attention to SCA. One of the key activities of […]