FARMINGDALE, N.Y., April 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- On March 27, 2015 the Sarasota Police Department became the first government agency in the country to order and endorse LifeVac as an effective tool in the rescue protocol for choking.
The initial order will be strategically placed among the department's fleet of emergency cars, boats and motorcycles ensuring a LifeVac will be available within minutes in the department's twenty-six square mile jurisdiction.
"We are excited that the Sarasota Police Department has joined the growing list of organizations embracing LifeVac as a viable lifesaving tool," said Arthur Lih, founder and president of LifeVac. "The people of Sarasota are safer today because their police department took preventative action."
LifeVac (LifeVac.net/) is the revolutionary new product designed to remove an object from an obstructed airway. It is a non-powered, single patient, portable suction apparatus. LifeVac has recently been featured on the Stu's Views & MS News Blog, Speechpathology.com and on Doctor Radio on Sirius XM Radio.