Santa Monica Firefighters part of Multi Agency Response to the UCLA School Shooting

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June 2, 2016

Press Release

Dale Hallock, PIO/Administrative Captain
Santa Monica Fire Department
333 Olympic Drive
Santa Monica, CA 90401
P. 310-458-6525, C. (424) 280-6400

On June 1, 2016,  as part of the Multi Agency Response to the UCLA School shooting,
Santa Monica Firefighters responded as part of the Santa Monica Police Department’s SWAT Team.
Santa Monica Firefighters serve as part of the SWAT Team, assisting officers by providing medical
protection. To be part of this team, Firefighters undergo rigorous training and work alongside PD
SWAT Officers. Firefighters who serve in this capacity are identified by the acronym “TEMs”,
Tactical Emergency Medics.

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