Rookie NYPD Cop Saves Knife Fight Victim’s Life – August 2016

Last week, a NYPD officer used his SOF Tactical Tourniquet and bandage from his recently issued trauma kit to help save the life a knife fight victim. The victim, suffering a severed artery in his upper left arm, only had minutes to receive the necessary treatment when the officer arrived. “I knew it was absolutely urgent, we needed to do something now.” The officer then applied the tourniquet and used the trauma bandage to cover the wound. Within two years, all NYPD officers will be trained to do the same. Read more here.

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