Texas Department of Public Safety Patrol Sergeant – Self TQ Application

Recently a Texas Department of Public Safety Highway Patrol Sergeant was shot in the leg while attempting to arrest a fugitive. Suffering from a fractured femur and severed femoral artery, the Sergeant pulled his SOF® Tactical Tourniquet Wide from his boot. Recalling his training, he disconnected the buckle to get the tourniquet around his leg, reconnected it, and tightened. The Sergeant said he watched the bleeding simply stop and then waited 9 minutes for an ambulance to arrive.The Sergeant used his training and quick actions to save his own life. More details can be viewed here.

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