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Policy Change After California Drowning

Interim Fire Chief orders new rescue policy

Tuesday, May 31, 2011


ALAMEDA, Calif. (KGO) - Alameda fire and police officials have announced a dramatic policy change after the slow drowning death of a man, right in front of emergency responders. It happened at Crown Beach Sunday. Witnesses say firefighters and police officers stood watching for an hour, doing nothing.

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Questions Remain About Calls for Help in Alameda Drowning
Experts: Authorities Right Not to Act in Alameda Drowning
California Chief Makes Policy Change After Firefighters, Police Officers Watched Man Drown

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