Special operations

Rehab: The VMSC provides rehab on various scenes including Fires, Rescue, and events.  We monitor vital signs, provide hydration and cooling devices such as cold towels and misting fans.

K-9 Search & Rescue: We serve Montgomery County and beyond assisting in searches with K-9’s.  We currently have air scenting and ground scenting dogs of numerous breeds.

Tactical EMS:  The VMSC of Lansdale Tactical Emergency Medical Support (TEMS) team provides medical care to tactical team members, victims and bystanders at law enforcement incidents. Established in early 2000s to serve the North Penn Tactical Response Team, these highly trained providers now provide exclusive service to the Montgomery County Special Weapons and Tactics Central Region Team (MSWAT-CR). The primary focus of this team is to decrease time from injury or illness to treatment by providing rapid access to patients in a potentially hostile or austere environments. The providers have a strong working knowledge of the standards associated with Tactical Combat Casualty Care (TCCC), Prehospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS), K9 Trauma Care as well as the Pennsylvania EMS Protocols and Scope of Practice.  Additional duties include medical threat assessments, officer medical training, providing medical recommendations/oversight and general wellness care for the tactical team members.  This is a voluntary, part-time assignment and providers are responsible for attending regularly scheduled trainings and are on-call 24/7/365 in the event of an MSWAT-CR activation.  The team consists of 8 members which includes a Medical Team Leader, Assistant Team Leader and a Medical Director.