Police to be issued tourniquets as risk of frontline danger rises

An Otago Daily Times article.

All police in New Zealand will be issued with personal tourniquets as the risk of frontline danger – including shootings and stabbings – increases.

Sources confirmed on Monday that while tourniquets – used to stem significant blood flow from a wound – have been available in medical kits in all patrol cars, they will now be given to all officers.

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