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(KTVI)- The manpower being used to deal with the crisis in Ferguson is very big as you may know. The support staff plays an important role in keeping law enforcement safe.

But how much do we know about the use of Tactical Medics?

Cottleville Fire Chief Robert Wylie tells us what we need to know.

Wylie is the Tactical Team Leader for the St. Charles Regional SWAT Team. He talks about their primary responsibility and the specialized training that is received.

He also discusses the challenges that Tactical Medics faced during the civil disturbance.

 

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