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EMS policy angers Oakland Community

First I would like to give a small statement that most firefighters and EMS can agree with. There is a reason that these policies are in place. Yes, we are assaulted a hell of a lot by patients and bystanders for doing our jobs. Secondly, I don't blame the patients or their families for their feelings towards these policies, but they are in regards for our safety and we can be fired for ignoring them.

That's my say.

"Gunshots cracked the air on a sunny morning as two men led a group of high school teachers on a tour of a violent area of West Oakland. As the teachers fled to safety, the local guides hurried to the chaotic scene on the nearby corner of 13th and Peralta Streets.

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Added: Dec-22-2011 
By: WingSP117
Tags: EMT, Paramedics, Firefighter, policies, annoy and anger community after a lose, sad story either way, Murder
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