William is a current Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) with over 17 years of experience, from both the military and civilian sectors. Will became an EMT in 2004 and later pursued further training as a Combat Medic in the US Army in 2005. From 2007 to 2008, Will was deployed to Iraq with the 101st Airborne Division as a Combat Medic attached to an Infantry line unit. Upon returning from and during his deployment, Will was awarded the Combat Medical Badge, 3 Army Commendation Medals, and 2 Army Achievement Medals for actions taken while treating wounded US soldiers. During his deployment, Will treated a variety of combat related injuries, including but not limited to blast, concussion, gunshot, and shrapnel injuries as well as injuries sustained from direct and indirect engagements with insurgent forces.
In 2010, after separating from the US Army, Will became a Police Officer with an agency in Northern Colorado. While with there, Will developed and implemented several lifesaving medical treatment courses, including tourniquet and Combat Gauze usage and application, which have been taught to all personnel within the department as well as to other outside agencies and organizations. Due to Will’s exposure and experience overseas, Will was further tasked with the training and development of EMTs into being qualified as Tactical Emergency Medics (TEMS) attached to the SWAT and Explosive Ordinance Disposal (EOD) Teams in the Northern Colorado Region.
Will is currently an instructor in CPR/AED and First Aid through the American Heart Association (AHA) and is also a Bleeding Control (BCON) instructor through the American College of Surgeons. Will has been awarded 6 Medals of Merit along with the Medal of Valor by his current agency and the Meritorious Service Medal from a neighboring agency for actions taken rendering aid to severely wounded individuals during high risk calls. Will is currently serving as a Police Officer where he continues to educate police officers, SWAT/EOD medics, and local school districts in his areas of expertise
Joshua is currently a Police Officer with 15 years of experience. Prior to becoming an officer, Joshua served in the US Army as an Infantry Fireteam Leader. During his time in the service, Joshua was not only qualified in several areas related to direct and indirect combat operations, but was also certified as a Combat Lifesaver and was further directly responsible for the health, welfare, combat readiness and effectiveness of anywhere from 3-8 Infantrymen at any given time. Joshua has been deployed on several different CONUS (Contiguous United States) and OCONUS (Outside Contiguous United States) operations and received awards related to those operations as well.
Joshua became a Police Officer in 2008, first in the greater Denver Metro area then laterally transferred in 2012 to an agency in Northern Colorado. During his time at his first agency, Joshua became a CSOC (County Sheriffs of Colorado) certified firearms instructor. Joshua further certified as an instructor in the Center Axis Relock or “CAR” method of close quarters gun battle. Through Joshua’s experience, he was further tasked with instructing “RED” (Rapid Emergency Deployment/Active Shooter) tactics. Joshua's current assignments at his current agency include being a Patrol Supervisor, SWAT Operator, FTO, and Honor Guard. Within those capacities, Joshua continues to instruct and build officers in the areas of Active Shooter response and Tactical Combat Casualty Care (TCCC) as well as general officer safety and tactics.
Joshua has been awarded the Medal of Merit and Distinguished Service Medal amongst others, by his current agency for actions taken rendering aid to severely wounded individuals during high risk calls. Joshua met Will while at their current agency and since then has assisted Will with instructing lifesaving medical treatment courses which have been taught to all personnel within their department as well as to other outside agencies and organizations. During his current service as a Police Officer, Joshua continues to educate both police personnel and personnel in the private sector in his areas of expertise.