Champaign County Deputies Carrying Lifesaving Devices – February 2017

All deputies with the Champaign County Sheriff’s Office will now be carrying SOF® Tactical Tourniquet Wides on their belts after a fellow officer was recently saved with the use of a tourniquet. The Captain stressed the importance of officers carrying the tourniquets on their person, as they may not be able to reach their patrol car when needed. Read more here.

 

New Product – TacMed™ Assault Medic Bag – January 2017

The new TacMed™ Assault Medic Bag (AMED) is designed to provide one of the most compact, comprehensive treatment kits available. Ideally suited to work as an assault aid bag, vehicle bag, or combat lifesaver bag, the AMED can be worn as a backpack, hung as a panel, or slung over a shoulder.

10,000th Trauma Kit Given to NYPD Cop – December 2016

The 10,000th NYPD trauma kit has been issued during a training course at the Police Academy. NYPD officers use the kits to provide potentially lifesaving care to those suffering massive bleeding. These kits include SOF® Tactical Tourniquets, QuikClot Combat Gauze LE, compression bandages, and gloves. Read more here.

 

Collierville Officers Better Equipped After Trauma Kit Donation – November 2016

Thanks to a generous donation, every Collierville Police Department officer is now equipped with a TacMed™ Pocket Medical Kit to carry while on duty. The need for the kits was discovered after the Collierville Citizens Police Association realized officers were purchasing these supplies on their own, and tourniquets in the field can be a necessity for survival. Read more here.

 

Rockford Police Receive Tourniquets & Training – October 2016

All officers from Rockford Illinois Police Department received training on proper tourniquet application and will now carry SOF® Tactical Tourniquets. The doctor who conducted the training said the time it takes to stop bleeding from a major artery and having the right tools to do so could mean the difference between life and death. And one of the officers noted there is now access to higher quality nylon and metal tourniquets over previously used plastic ones. Read more here.

Hot Springs PD – Officer Has Second TQ Save – October 2016

For the second time, this Hot Springs Police Department officer used his SOF® Tactical Tourniquet Wide to provide lifesaving care to a victim. He applied the tourniquet to a woman bleeding out from a severed vein in her arm after a car accident. Previously, this officer used his tourniquet on a gunshot victim who had been hit in the femoral artery and would have bled to death if not for the officer’s quick action. These officers have received specialty casualty care training so they are able to assist themselves, fellow officers, and injured civilians in the event of a traumatic injury.

Customer Testimonial – SOF®TT-W and OLAES® – September 2016

Happy to hear a customer testimonial from Hartford County Sheriff’s Office in Maryland: Since training and implementation in 2011, officers have had over 30 uses of the SOF® Tactical Tourniquet Wide and multiple uses of the OLAES® Modular Bandage. Tourniquets have mainly been used for knife wounds and shootings and proven to be 100% effective. Big thanks to these officers for their hard work and dedication.

New Products – Fire Suppression Devices – September 2016

We have new fire suppression devices available on our website! Available in 1-, 2-, 4-, 6-, and 9-liter size options, these extinguishers have incredible foaming ability, super cooling abilities, immediate suppression, and neutralization of the fuel source. Learn more at our website here!

TacMed™ Active Shooter Response Kits Provided to Schools – September 2016

Schools across Arkadelphia, Arkansas, are now equipped with TacMed Active Shooter Response (ARK) Kits in the event of a mass casualty situation. The schools received the kits thanks to the efforts of the Clark County-Arkadelphia Joint SWAT Team and state rep Richard Womack, who called it a win for everybody: law enforcement, the school, and the kids. Read more here.