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Seizures! Seizures Everywhere! Nothing is certain except death and taxes. I can help you with both What to do when the powers that be – just can’t. Episode 99 the Crossover Ep 98 – Off Duty and Fancy Free NO is Never Easy to Hear Ohio Cop vs Ambulance Crew Member on Video – Crossover Show Investigates! An MCI With Wings: Aviation Incidents EMS Today 2017 First in Ambulance MCI at EMS Today 2017 Crossover Show Learns How to Take a Joke To Haul or Not to Haul – Should the Complexity of a Refusal Influence Transport? Crossover Show – Ep 91 – ACLU cameras Tip of the Helmet – Bj’s Brewhouse the Crossover Show – Episode Eighty Eight Eminence Based Medicine If You Don’t Give Him Insulin He’s Going to Die Lost Cause Strikes Again the Crossover Podcast – Ep 85 – Florida Cry Baby “I Can’t Breathe!” you keep using those words… the Crossover Show – 84 – TN Bus Crash Happy 150th Anniversary San Francisco Fire Department! Thank You For Your Service? A Complete Secondary Assessment the Crossover Episode 81 – Let’s Talk Politics! Aircraft skids off runway, rescue task force ill equipped Crossover Show – Ep 79 – Do we need so much active shooter training? How to Ignore Everyone in the Room: Be an Intern Your Meme is Bad and You’re Not One of Us Anymore Goodbye tarps, I never loved you The Crossover Episode 76 – Flashback to the Beginning You found me how? Less CSI, More Columbo EMS Festival Standby – You can’t just park a car there the Crossover Show Ep 72 – Florida EMT photo game A&O vs able to make decisions Kilted to Kick Cancer Cops vs Firemen Writer calls for Medics to risk more in shootings, misses the target What’s with the French? the Crossover – Ep 69 – Twelve Ninety Désolé the Crossover Show – Ep 67 – Traffic Stops and Profiling Actually, Officer, No. It Really isn’t that hard to try When Patients Don’t Play by the Old Rules Letters in the File – Oklaloosa Selfies the Crossover Podcast – Ep 64 – Turning Passion into Retirement Why Pokemon GO is so much like EMS Us Against Us Apathy is worse than absence So Now I’m Back! Changes are a-comin’ The Sounds of Silence I know that feel, Bro TCS – Ep 59 – SHOOT HIM! CISD with OK GO part VI the Crossover – Ep 56 – Rooms for Shooting the Ballad of Big Dave the Crossover Episode 55 – Text me Bro Why vs How and Book vs Street A Mother’s Day Crossover Show Dear Valencia County Fire Chiefs Dear Random Township Fire Department at FDIC the Crossover Show – ep 50 – Revenge of the Vine Stars Strippers and Cocaine need your help Educational Standards in EMS Engine Company First Strike MCI – FDIC 2016 the Crossover Show – Ep 48 – What’s in your feed? Washing the Chief’s Car What Should I Do With This Knife? – The Crossover Ep 46 Firefighter Jokes Medical/Legal Advice, Google Style the Crossover Show – Episode 45 – Cop Vines and the Cajun John Wayne You Make the Call ebook Now Available To the Intern Who Froze the Crossover Show – Episode 44 – Day of Remembrance New at Uniform Stories – Raising Revenue BLS Fire Officer or Paramedic – Who Makes Scene Decisions? the Crossover Show – Episode 43 – Viewer Questions Why Budgeting Matters – Our Plumbing Nightmare the Crossover Show – Episode 42 – Protesting a Rally with a March DC FEMS MD Quits, calls FD Leadership “Toxic” the Crossover Show – Episode 41 – America Ball The more things change… Hey Board of Supervisors, You’re Remembering the Wrong People the Crossover Show – Episode 38 – How not to Get Tazered the Crossover Show – Episode 37 – What Makes a Good Chief? Johnny and Roy lied to me – I write receipts Defining System Abuse – A Response to Ambulance Chaser the Crossover Show – Episode 36 – Perception vs Reality Good Morning America skims over Fatigue in EMS Police-24,336,756 EMS-4 EMS Bike Program from the ground up Become a Patron of the Arts – Support the Crossover Show! Engine Company First Strike MCI in San Bernardino Video Shows Woman Banging on Ambulance Accusing Them of Organ Harvesting The Crossover Talks Trouble Kids and Empathy Am I Qualified for the Fire Department? – Reader Question New Crossover Podcast and Uniform Stories Link! The Crossover talks arrogance vs confidence October 21st, 2015

A friend in the business passes along the following tale from another part of the country: THE EMERGENCY We were called to the local convenience store by PD for a person, identifying themselves as female, in labor. Our patient makes a beeline for the truck and attempts to enter the rescue before we stop. The […]

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Lives could be at risk! Red lights and sirens, opposing oncoming traffic, weaving here and there and we arrive to find…where did everyone go? THE EMERGENCY A cell phone caller has taken time out of their busy day to report a traffic accident at a busy intersection. Multiple vehicles involved, one person appears trapped. Sounds […]

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One of the more vague complaints asiode from “I have a headache” or “I feel tired.” We were dispatched to a very busy section of the financial district around 9 AM as we were already overdue for shift change. the call came from a pay phone, telling us it was likely of of the area’s […]

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Oh goody! A citizen has called reporting a smoke detector has been activated, which usually means there is smoke somewhere. Or steam, or bacon grease, or someone is refinishing the floors…well it can mean something, sometimes. THE EMERGENCYA local resident has called 911 to report that the smoke detector in the unit below them is […]

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Another run in the middle of the night to a local residence hotel. You know the kind of place. Seedy part of town, lobby looks like a garbage sorting station, complete with dirty employees. We rarely carry equipment without a plan on never putting it down and cringe about having to clean our boots afterwards. […]

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2 AM, my favorite time to get a call. Mainly because 1 out of 10 actually need us, the odds are far better at night that something is wrong. So when the call comes in that someone is not alert, I often rub my eyes, roll out of bed and realize: “I’m not alert either, […]

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Our boys in blue are the first line of defense in a world gone mad, but when a chance to avoid paperwork comes up, you better bet they jump at it. For example, if someone claims they’ve been hurt, the officers can have the person cited and taken to the hospital, virtually eliminating follow up […]

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I created this forum as an outlet from work when the lack of common sense so wide spread in our society decides they need help. I won’t say where I am, nor will I disclose names, dates or too many specifics so as to maintain privacy. I’ve always joked about writing a book titled, “You […]

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