emergency medical technician


Definition of emergency medical technician

: emt

Examples of emergency medical technician in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The protests in Louisville have centered on the death of Breonna Taylor, an emergency medical technician who was shot multiple times when three LMPD officers entered her apartment by force in March to serve a search warrant in a drugs investigation. Taylor Romine And Steve Almasy, CNN, "Louisville names Black woman as new interim police chief," 7 Sep. 2020 Taylor, a 26-year-old Black emergency medical technician, was shot eight times March 13 by plainclothes Louisville police officers serving a narcotics search warrant at her apartment. Angel Franco, Dallas News, "Dallas Wings, WNBA postpone Thursday’s game in solidarity following Jacob Blake shooting," 27 Aug. 2020 Taylor is the 26-year-old Black emergency medical technician who was asleep in her apartment in March when a gang of Louisville Metro Police broke down the door and charged in with a hail of gunfire. Maria Puente, USA TODAY, "Twitter praises, questions Vanity Fair September cover featuring Breonna Taylor portrait," 25 Aug. 2020 And please, arrest the killers of Breonna Taylor (a Black emergency medical technician who was shot and killed by police in March). Lisa Deaderick, San Diego Union-Tribune, "La Mesa musician left the military to commit to his art, wins a 2020 San Diego Music Award," 22 Aug. 2020 Attorneys representing Breonna Taylor's family are claiming that the police warrant that led up to the 26-year-old emergency medical technician's death was linked to a gentrification plan in Louisville. Christopher Brito, CBS News, "Warrant used in fatal encounter between Breonna Taylor and police was linked to Louisville gentrification plan, family's lawyers claim," 7 July 2020 Taking to Instagram, the singer continued to push awareness of Taylor's case, sharing a meaningful message about how the late 26-year-old emergency medical technician will never get to experience a 28th birthday. Bianca Betancourt, Harper's BAZAAR, "Demi Lovato Launches a Campaign for Her Birthday in Honor of Breonna Taylor," 21 Aug. 2020 Breonna Taylor, a 26-year-old emergency medical technician, who was Black, was fatally shot by members of the Louisville Metro Police Department in her Kentucky home in March. Wsj Noted., WSJ, "LeBron James, Lakers Make a Statement With Breonna Taylor Hats," 20 Aug. 2020 Taylor, an emergency medical technician who was studying to become a nurse, and resident of Louisville, was shot eight times in her apartment during a no-knock warrant executed by police. Fox News, "Oprah honors Breonna Taylor with massive billboard campaign demanding the cops who killed her are arrested and charged," 8 Aug. 2020

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1980, in the meaning defined above

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25 Sep 2020

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“Emergency medical technician.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/emergency%20medical%20technician. Accessed 28 Sep. 2020.

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