Florida Arms its Paramedics

A new Florida law that went into effect on July 1st, gives paramedics and physicians responding to active gunman incidents, hostage situations, narcotics raids, and other situations deemed as high-risk the ability to carry firearms.

The Palm Beach Post reports that the new law applies only to medics serving in special-response situations and that medics will not be armed in their day-to-day duties.

Some local fire-rescue agencies already employ medics who are authorized to carry firearms by way of being sworn law-enforcement officers and say the new law will not change how they respond to calls.

Read more at The SUN News Report: https://sunnewsreport.com/florida-arms-its-paramedics/

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