Stop the Bleed

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Register for Stop The Bleed

The Lisle Police Department will host a training class open to the public on Friday, Jan 19, 2024, at 6:30 p.m. Class size is limited to 15. Must be at least 16 years old and live or work in Lisle. To register, email Chief of Police Kevin Licko at Upon successful completion of the course, participants will get a tourniquet to keep. 

What You'll Learn

What stops bleeding? In a STOP THE BLEED® course, you’ll learn three quick techniques to help save a life before someone bleeds out: (1) How to use your hands to apply pressure to a wound; (2) How to pack a wound to control bleeding; (3) How to correctly apply a tourniquet. These three techniques will empower you to assist in an emergency and potentially save a life.

Who Can Take The Course

A STOP THE BLEED® course is for people who are interested in learning this lifesaving skill. The American College of Surgeons STOP THE BLEED® campaign has trained over 1 million people, including students, teachers, and community groups. We are committed to training anyone who is old enough to understand what the course teaches and is interested in learning how to STOP THE BLEED® and save a life.