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HOW TO BECOME A MEMBER:

1. Complete the membership application attached in its entirety.

2. Bring the application into the squad building between the hours of    7pm – 5am, 7 days a week. The best hours to stop by are between 7pm – 9pm.

3.  Await a response the Executive Board.

You may also choose to mail you application to the following address:
East Windsor Township Rescue Squad District II Inc.
P.O. Box 783

East Windsor, NJ 08520

The quickest way to receive a response is to email your application to membership@squad146.com


Types of Membership:

EMS Membership:

Become an New Jersey certified EMT, and ride on our ambulance and treat patients. Our EMS Membership is the foundation of our company.

Field Operations Bureau: The heart of the emergency medical care system in East Windsor, New Jersey is the response to 9-1-1 calls of residents and visitors who are sick, injured and or ill and require medical attention. Our Field Operations Bureau includes our Basic Life Support Ambulance Division,  the Special Operations Command Division and the Emergency Preparedness & Clinical Education Bureau.  


Ambulance Division: In NJ there is a two-tiered response system. BLS and ALS. Basic Life Support is two NJ Certified EMT's who respond with the ambulance to assess, treat and provide emergency care until the Advanced Life Support arrives and provides more advanced treatment such as IV's and Intubation. Majority of our membership is made up of EMT's. Basic Life Support is the foundation of our organization. 


Special Operations Membership: Join one or all of our Special Operations Divisions; become apart of an elite group of highly trained professionals.

Rescue Division:
Perform motor vehicle extrication, and various rescue services
Water Rescue Division:
Perform water rescue efforts, including ice rescue, swift water and open water.
Counter Terrorism Unit/Tactical Emergency Response Team:
When the situation is deemed unsafe an elite team of tactically trained professionals are called in to mitigate the problem in a timely manner.


Emergency Preparedness & Clinical Education Bureau

As a public safety agency and a bureau of the East Windsor Public Safety Commission, East Windsor Rescue Squad District II has a broad and far reaching responsibilities in educating, training and coordinating with public health and public safety partners in preparation for all hazard emergencies in the greater East Windsor and Mercer County area. 

Emergency Preparedness Division: 
Responding to medical emergencies represents only a single component of our service to East Windsor.  Specialized  training and coordination of large scale emergencies is a speciality of our members. ​

Incident Management Team: When disaster strikes, not any ordinary public safety agency is equipped to manage the incident. East Windsor Rescue Squad District II has the capabilities to provide high quality specialized services in the event of an all-hazards response, including but not limited to chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and explosive incidents. Our Incident Management Team has been trained by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the FEMA Type 1 Incident Commander of Hurricane Katrina. 

Incident Management Assistance Team:  East Windsor's IMAT responds to requests from state and or local governments and other public safety agencies to assist in the management of disaster response operations. The team supports the initial establishment of a unified command and provides crucial situational awareness that may be required for state and or local decision makers. 

Clinical Education Division | Research, Training and Quality Improvement (RTQI)
The Research, Training and Quality Improvement (RTQI) team is responsible for the training and continuing  education of East Windsor's EMS Emergency Medical Technicians. Through its quality assurance program, RTQI is also responsible for ensuring that East Windsor EMS consistently delivers superior care to the people of East Windsor. Furthermore, RTQI conducts critical research designed to introduce new treatment protocols and technologies with the goal of advancing pre-hospital emergency medical care. 

Community Initiatives Division: East Windsor EMS is a dedicated partner to the residents of East Windsor and their health. In an effort to better the lives and health of its citizens, East Windsor Rescue District II has numerous programs in the surrounding community to ensure involvement on a local level with the people we serve.  Through the Community Initiatives Division, East Windsor EMS raises awareness and educates the public to target and prevent public health issues in East Windsor and the surrounding area. East Windsor Rescue District II is committed to ensuring the safety of East Windsor's children, teen, adults and elderly. To best serve all of our residents, East Windsor EMS hosts multiple programs throughout the year to include CPR Certification Courses, File of Life Program, Ambulance Tours, Blood Pressure Screenings and many more.


We are NOT:

  • A municipal service provided by the Township of East Windsor, NJ
  • Billing for any of our services or equipment used
  • Paramedics, though we work closely with them when the need arises through Capital Health Systems

We Are:

  • The Emergency Medical Service for the Town of East Windsor, NJ
  • Trained Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs) servicing East Windsor Township since 1973 (37 years and counting)
  • ALL VOLUNTEER, providing our services for free and always available in our Squad building 24 hours, 7 days a week, 365 days a year
  • Running three well equipped ambulances; two command/first responder vehicles.
  • Within 10 minutes, in any direction, of one of three local hospitals: University Medical Center Princeton at Plainsboro, Robert Wood Johnson Hamilton, and Centra State Hospital; 20 minutes from the two area trauma centers: Capital Health Regional Medical Center and Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital New Brunswick.
  • Independent of East Windsor Township while working in conjunction with the Police and Fire Departments
  • Always looking for volunteer Emergency Medical Technicians.

Become a member of the East Windsor Township Rescue Squad District II Inc.