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Council Bluffs Police buy AED units for cars

Posted at 4:35 PM, Mar 16, 2016
and last updated 2016-03-16 17:35:33-04

The Council Bluffs Police Department was able to buy 23 automated external defibrillator units to keep in patrol cars thanks to a grant.

The grant was provided by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Officers are being trained to used the AEDs, which can send an electric shock to the heart to restore its normal rhythm.