John Hotchkiss


John Hotchkiss has worked in public safety for 25 years. John currently works as a full time Captain / Paramedic for the State of California.  He is assigned as an Arson & Post Blast Investigator for a joint area task force. 

John is an instructor for a nationally based paramedic program and his own EMS teaching business.  John is a graduate of a full POST academy and completed his paramedic training through the California Highway Patrol paramedic training program with over twelve years experience as a paramedic. 

John is a qualified instructor for Incident Response to Terrorist Bombings and Prevention and Response to Suicide Bombing Incidents through homeland security. John’s tactical training includes CQD Protective Specialist level 1, Active Shooter and High Risk Security Operations from Blackwater, USA and he has completed a basic and advanced tactical medic training program. 

John’s medical training qualifications include certification and instructor status in Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Pediatric Advanced Life Support, Basic Trauma Life Support as well as general Paramedicine.