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06-09-11, 01:27 PM #1
9 year old and police save 4 year old from near drowning.
Police assist, then honor girl who saves dying boy
I was a part of this. We were at the apartment complex for a fight call when someone come running out of the pool screaming a boy drowned. I get there and there no pulse and no breathing. His eyes are open and rolled back and he's lifeless. Sgt Matze starts CPR and the child starts vomiting and choking. I pick him up and we do the Heimlich. He throws up some water and starts coming to. He starts breathing again. He spends 2 days in the hospital but recovered 100%.
The 9 year old girl was swimming and finds him face down at the bottom of the pool. She goes down and gets him and yells for help.
The 9 year old girl and Sgt Matze are true heroes.
06-09-11, 01:52 PM #2
Awesome story!The true measure of your character is what you choose to do when you think no one is looking.
06-09-11, 01:59 PM #3
I have warm fuzzies. Good for that little girl!! And I'm glad that there was a happy ending.--"D.B.A.D." --Me
--Life's tough...it's tougher if you're stupid.
--"Genius may have its limitations, but stupidity is not thus handicapped." -Elbert Hubbard
06-09-11, 05:16 PM #4
What an awesome story!
I love what Sgt. Matze said to the little boy at the ceremony:
"When you grow up, you gotta do something nice for someone, OK?" Matze told him. "And when you grow up and you see me some day, you come find me, and you shake my hand."
06-09-11, 05:24 PM #5
Awesome job by everyone involved including you, Darin. Sierra Hotel !!SI VIS PACEM PARA BELLUM-Ex-Sheriff Martin Howe to Will Kane in "High Noon"
"It's a great life. You risk your skin catching killers and the juries turn them loose so they can come back and shoot at you again. If your honest , your poor your whole life. And , In the end , you wind up dying all alone on some dirty street. For what? For nothing. For a tin star."
Far from being a handicap to command, compassion is the measure of it. For unless one values the lives of his soldiers and is tormented by their ordeals , he is unfit to command.
-General Omar Bradley, United States Army
06-09-11, 08:51 PM #6
Excellent job!!Do not war for peace. If you must war, war for justice. For without justice there is no peace. -me
We are who we choose to be.
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06-09-11, 08:55 PM #7
06-09-11, 09:19 PM #8
way to go! good job"Be Polite, be professional, but have a plan to kill everyone you meet"
06-09-11, 09:23 PM #9
Great job guys!That which does not kill me, better start fucking running.
If I lived every day like it was my last, the body count would be staggering.
I intend to go in harm's way. -John Paul Jones
Hunt the wolf, and bring light to the dark places that others fear to go. LT COL Dave Grossman
I'd be a better people person if I was around better people.
06-09-11, 09:27 PM #10
That is a lot of alright there.
Meanwhile, fishing in Russia:
"When plunder becomes a way of life for a group of men living together in society, they create for themselves in the course of time a legal system that authorizes it and a moral code that justifies it." -- Frederic Bastiat
"Certainly there is no hunting like the hunting of man and those who have hunted armed men long enough and liked it, never really care for anything else thereafter." Ernest Hemingway
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06-10-11, 09:11 AM #11
Wow. Great job to all involved!!The views expressed in the above post are the sole opinion of the author and do not reflect any official position by the author's employer and/or municipality.
06-10-11, 11:28 AM #12
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