Cocopah Emergency Manager Mike Fila (right) demonstrates Stop The Bleed techniques on training equipment with the help of Cocopah Tribal Police Chief Joe Jenkins (left).
Published August 13, 2018
SOMERTON, Ariz. — As part of national awareness and call-to-action campaign to empower bystanders to help in a bleeding emergency, the Cocopah Tribal Police Department received 17 Stop the Bleed kits. The kits were made possible through a federal grant through the Centers for Disease Control.
Stop the Bleed is intended to cultivate grassroots efforts that encourage bystanders to become trained, equipped, and empowered to help in a bleeding emergency before professional help arrives.” according to the Department of Homeland Security website.