Mt. Vernon police announce rescue task force

Mt. Vernon police announce rescue task force

MT. VERNON, IN (WFIE) - The Mt. Vernon Police Department announced they now have a Rescue Task Force Team in place

The department said the 14-man group was put together in response to a trend of violent acts and victim targeting across the nation.

In the event of an emergency or active shooter situation the task force would be deployed to provide wound care for victims.

Each member of the task force is trained in Tactical Combat Casualty care.

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