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Friday, July 29, 2022

** Boston paramedics in Massachusetts legally treat police dog under new Nero’s Law


** Boston paramedics in Massachusetts marked a first for the state Tuesday when treating a police K-9 after he was shot by a suspect who later shot himself. That is the word from 10 Boston (Alysha Palumbo/July 27) which said practitioners legally administered care to K-9 Frankie under Nero’s Law which was signed earlier this year. Nero’s Law allows medics to both treat and transport injured police dogs, provided no human requires their treatment at that moment. State Police spokesman Col. Christopher Mason said Belgian Malinois Frankie, 11, died shortly afterwards. He had worked with police for nine years. Nero’s Law was named after K-9 Nero who was shot in 2018 while trying to nab a Barnstable suspect. Nero, who survived the ordeal, was transported to the vet in a police cruiser.

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Windsor, Ontario – Hundreds of first responders in Windsor for Can-Am games

Ottawa, Ontario – Paramedics facing unprecedented number of level zero incidents

Halifax, Nova Scotia – Province to lease nearly 150 new ambulances, emergency vehicles in $50M contract

Okotoks, Alberta – City collecting data amid concerns over ambulance response times

Port Washington, New York – Jury convicts EMT of misconduct for padding hours

Baton Rouge, Louisiana – EMS Chief accused of making offensive comments

Payson, Utah – EMT/firefighter dies from fall while off duty

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Thursday, July 28, 2022

** Funeral service set for next week for New Mexico rescue specialist killed in chopper crash


** Funeral services for a Bernalillo, New Mexico rescue specialist killed in a July 16th chopper crash near Las Vegas will be held Monday. That is the word from KRQE (Isaac Cruz/July 28) which said the commemoration for Matthew King will be held at the Tingley Coliseum at 11:30 a.m. in Albuquerque. King was returning from assisting with the East Mesa Fire when the aircraft went down. Other victims included Undersheriff Larry Koren, Lieutenant Fred Beers, and Deputy Michael Levison. Services for the latter three will take place this week and next.

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