David E. Hall Jr., NREMT-P
CEO / Instructor

As the first Tactical Paramedic assigned to the Savannah Police Department SWAT unit, Dave was instrumental in developing the SPD Tactical Medic Program. Dave is the President and CEO of Rescue Training Inc (est. 1992). He is the director of the Chatham County Citizen Corps Office of Community Preparedness and has over 27 years as a Medic. As one of the founders of a Level 1 Trauma Center based Helicopter/EMS program, Dave has extensive experience in EMS Administrator with 16 years managing and growing the service to become the largest EMS agency in south Georgia; Dave served many years as a medic-supervisor for a large County Police operated EMS agency. His certifications include a degree in Business Administration; Flight Paramedic; Tactical Medic Instructor; EMT-Intermediate Instructor; Nationally Registered Paramedic and paramedic licensed in the states of Georgia and Florida. He received his initial Tactical Medic training at the CONTOMS (Counter Narcotics Tactical Operations Medical Support) program in Bethesda, MD. He regularly teaches, speaks, publishes articles and consults on the topic of EMS operations. Dave is also a licensed US Coast Guard Captain (charter boat), and a board member of several companies. He  is a current member and past chairman of the Chatham County Local Emergency Planning Committee.

Lt. Gary J. Glemboski, MA, NREMT-I
Director of Tactical Training

 Lt. Glemboski is currently the commander of the Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Dept. Training Unit. His membership in the departments Emergency Response Team (ERT) includes 21 years and commander of the unit for 12 years. Lt. Glemboski has been in law enforcement since 1978 and has been a certified EMT since 1979. He co-developed the RTI Tactical Medic program with Dave Hall, who was his partner in 1980-1981. Lt. Glemboski is Director of the Georgia Tactical Training Group (G-TAC) and instructs all levels of tactical training and physical skills. Lt. Glemboski has a Masters Degree in Public Administration, and is a graduate of Georgia Law Enforcement Command College and the FBI National Academy. Lt. Glemboski also holds instructor certifications as a scuba instructor with NAUI and ERDI and is a Public Safety Scuba Instructor and is a member of the ERDI Advisory Board. Lt. Glemboski has been published in several publications to include SWAT magazine and the FBI Bulletin.
 

Richard O. Shields, Jr., M.D., FACEP
Physician / Medical Director

In 1984, Dr. Shields moved to Savannah to join Emergency Medical Group at Memorial Medical Center. While at MMC he served as Medical Director of the Emergency Department and Chairman of the Department of Emergency Medicine, and served on many hospital committees including Medical Executive, Occurrence Screening, Utilization Review, Critical Care, and Trauma. At the end of 1997, Dr. Shields left MMC to help establish SouthCoast UrgentCare.  In early 1999 he was recruited to join the expanding group of physicians at GEA.  He currently staffs four of the GEA hospital ED's and currently serves as Medical Director of the Candler ED.   He also is the web master for GEA Online. Dr. Shields was Board Certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine (ABEM) in 1984, and re-certified in 1994.  He also serves as an Oral Board Examiner for ABEM.   He is a member and Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians.  He has held numerous offices with the Georgia College of Emergency Physicians including a two-year term as President.  He currently serves on the GCEP Board of Directors.

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