Manatee County Sheriff’s Office receives grant for tourniquets

Manatee County Sheriff's office receives grant

SARASOTA, Fla. (WWSB) - On Thursday, the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office receiving over $31,000 to use on equipment that could save a deputy’s life.

Spirit of Blue Foundation presented the check to equip all deputies with tourniquets and duty belt cases.

Tourniquets can mean the difference between life and death for a deputy injured on duty or in training.

Deputies can also use them on residents who need emergency care.

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