Mass Casualty Incident Trauma Bags

Thank you to the Palmdale Sheriff’s Boosters, Deputies from Palmdale Sheriff’s Station are better prepared for mass casualty incidents! Following the Las Vegas active shooter incident, the Palmdale Sheriff’s Boosters provided funding for (4) Mass Casualty Incident Trauma bags. Three bags have been have placed in the Sergeant vehicles, and one placed with the ERT response gear. Each bag contains 2 Bag Valve Mask Resuscitators and 16 Victim Trauma Kits. Inside the trauma kits are the following:

  • Tourniquet

  • Hemostatic Gauze

  • Chest Seals

  • Trauma Bandage

  • Heat Blanket

  • Gloves

These kits are for swift treatment of life-threatening trauma only; those injuries that can be fatal in only a few minutes. They are for treatment of critical massive bleeding, penetrating chest wounds, and traumatic shock. Each bag can potentially treat 16-50 victims, depending on the nature and number of injuries. Thank you again to the Palmdale Sheriff’s Boosters for helping Deputies make the city of Palmdale a safer community! Written By: Deputy Jordan Hegge Public Information Officer Palmdale Sheriff Station 750 E Ave Q Palmdale, CA 93550 661-272-2604 Website LASD HQ: http://www.lasd.org Recruitment LASD: http://www.careers.lasd.org Follow LASD HQ via Text and Email: http://www.Nixle.com https://nixle.com/lasd---los-angeles-county-sheriffs-dept-information-bureau-sib/ Twitter: @LASDHQ http://twitter.com/LASDHQ Twitter: @LASDtalk https://twitter.com/LASDTalk Twitter: @LASDvideos https://twitter.com/LASDvideos Twitter: @LASDespanol https://twitter.com/LASDespanol Facebook LASD HQ http://www.facebook.com/LosAngelesCountySheriffsDepartment Instagram LASD Photos: http://instagram.com/LASDHQ Pinterest LASD Photos : http://pinterest.com/lacountysheriff/ YouTube LASD Videos: http://www.youtube.com/user/LACountySheriff/videos?view=0 Alert LA County: Telephone emergency mass notification system http://www.lacounty.gov/wps/portal/alertla Text & Email, Register for LASD Nixle messages: To receive more detailed, up-to-date information via E-MAIL and/or TEXT directly from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department (LASD), sign up for "Nixle" alerts at http://www.Nixle.com and register for "LASD – Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Dept Information Bureau (SIB)" AND your local LASD station area. Or, to receive URGENT TEXT ALERTS ONLY, text your zip code to 888777. Standard text messaging rates may apply depending on your calling plan. "If You See Something, Say Something" LA Crime Stoppers: Partner to prevent or report crime by contacting your local Sheriff’s station. Or if you prefer to provide information anonymously, you may call "Crime Stoppers" by dialing (800) 222-TIPS (8477), use your smartphone by downloading the “P3 Tips” Mobile APP on Google play or the Apple App Store or by using the website http://lacrimestoppers.org. Jim McDonnell, Sheriff Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department

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Contact Emergency: 9-1-1 Non-emergencies: 661-272-2400