Deputies receive new equipment

Deputies receive new equipment

HARRISBURG, AR (KAIT) - The Poinsett County Sheriff's Office recently received key pieces of equipment to help people in case of an emergency.

According to a post on Deputy William Holmes' Facebook page, the department was given airway management and bleeding control supplies. The equipment can be used by emergency personnel during natural disasters including active shooters.

In addition to receiving the equipment, deputies will also get training to use the supplies, which were donated by area ambulance services and the Hospital Wing helicopter.

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