Wishing everyone a safe and Happy Thanksgiving!
Nov27

Wishing everyone a safe and Happy Thanksgiving!

We are thankful for so many things, especially First Responders.  May this be a safe and happy holiday for all! –...

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Technical Rescue, Water & Ice Rescue Ice Rescue: the Leapfrogging Solution by Walt ‘Butch’ Hendrick in Fire Engineering
Nov15

Technical Rescue, Water & Ice Rescue Ice Rescue: the Leapfrogging Solution by Walt ‘Butch’ Hendrick in Fire Engineering

Preview Butch Hendrick’s new article for Fire Engineering here: Ice Rescue: The Leapfrogging...

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13th century wisdom about processing corpses at scenes that still has validity today
Sep24

13th century wisdom about processing corpses at scenes that still has validity today

President-Dr. ARNOLD CHAPLIN. THE “HSI YUAN LU ” OR “INSTRUCTIONS TO CORONERS.” Translated from the Chinese By HERBERT A. GILES, LL.D.Aberd., D.Litt.Oxon. (Professor of Chinese, Cambridge University.) THE office and functions of coroner, in the modern sense of the term, were known to the Chinese many centuries before “Crowner’s Quest Law” was quoted in Hamlet. It was while stationed at Ningpo,...

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DEMA:  Butch and Andrea to offer NAUI seminar:  Teaching Rescue Diver from Advanced to Leadership
Aug14

DEMA: Butch and Andrea to offer NAUI seminar: Teaching Rescue Diver from Advanced to Leadership

Teaching Rescue Diver from Advanced to Leadership – Thursday, November 14th – •12 p.m. – 12:45 p.m. “How to Teach a More Effective, Safe, and Profitable Rescue Diver Course from Advance to Leadership Levels” -Room: W206B For Dive Leaders, dive store folk, and divers working towards leadership-level diving.  In the days of discounted dive instruction, too short courses, and an unacceptably high industry...

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Drowning is one of the hardest homicides to prove. These investigators want to change that.
Jul12

Drowning is one of the hardest homicides to prove. These investigators want to change that.

Drowning is one of the hardest homicides to prove. These investigators want to change that. Please click on the above link for a good article about Homicidal Drowning Investigations – Andrea Zaferes’ work is...

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“Water Death and Elderly” Presentation at NYSACCME Fall 2019 Conference
Jul10

“Water Death and Elderly” Presentation at NYSACCME Fall 2019 Conference

Andrea’s talk takes place Saturday, September 21, 2019 from 1:15 – 2:00 pm.  This presentation is part of the Fall 2019 Conference “The Good, The Bad and The Elderly” sponsored by the New York State Association of County Coroner and Medical Examiners.  Please click here to for registration information Registration for this conference is restricted to law enforcement personnel. To see the complete...

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