Emergency Medical Services (EMS)

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AFRD is comprised of Firefighters that maintain EMT certifications including Intermediate (I), Advanced (A) and Paramedic (P); which also includes First Responders. The Office of EMS is facilitated through the Field Operations Deputy Chiefs Office and operates with an Assistant Chief of EMS, which has oversight of two (2) Section Chiefs of EMS, in Field and Airport Operations. The Office of EMS focuses on consolidating and coordinating EMS functions, improving overall service delivery and training within Field and Airport EMS operations, including quality assurance/quality control, special events, tactical medic teams, Mobile Medic Response Teams (MMRT), City Hall Clinic and addressing trending industry issues such as active shooter incidents, drug overdoses and infectious disease control.