FL Law Now Allows Paramedics To Carry Firearms During High-Risk Incidents

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TALLAHASSEE, FLORIDA — In a win for paramedics in the Sunshine State, they will soon be allowed to bring along their firearm in certain instances.

The law will take effect on July 1st, and will allow paramedics to carry a firearm “when responding to shootings, drug raids and other high-risk situations.”

Annual firearm safety training and tactical training are required for those who wish to carry on the job.

There are many instances across the Country where paramedics come under fire when responding to a call. With this new law in place, they can be better prepared for any dangers that they might face.

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