The City of Bonner Springs Emergency Medical Services, founded in 1976, offers medical care and services to the community. Services offered by the department include ambulance response to 911 calls, community blood pressure and blood sugar checks, community and first aid classes, and standby at high school during athletic events. It provides a training program that meets all the national and state recertification needs of its members. The department s explorer program is a scouting program that focuses on career fields. It also offers a program to high school students who are interested in emergency medical services. The department is headquartered in Bonner Springs, Kan.