Alameda police, firefighters watch as man drowns (via Phoebe’s Detention Room)

WTF??? Don’t tell me that out of all the rescue personal standing around, there wasn’t one of them who didn’t know how to swim. You know…shuck your shoes, shirt and pants, dive in and rescue the poor guy.

Alan Wang (All those people there and none of them helped either) (Video at link) ALAMEDA, Calif. (KGO) — Alameda police and firefighters stood by and watched as a man drowned off Crown Beach in Alameda on Monday. Authorities are now trying to explain why they had no choice but to stand on the shoreline. Alameda police received a call shortly before noon on Monday from a woman saying her son wanted to kill himself. Raymond Zack, 53, then walked … Read More

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One thought on “Alameda police, firefighters watch as man drowns (via Phoebe’s Detention Room)

  1. Mike, the story is a complete and UTTER disgrace. Total disgrace they let this guy die. Of course they knew how to swim. They didn’t want to go into the cold water. If I were related to that man, Raymond, I’d have one of the biggest law suits going. And if I was there being a certified Scuba diver, I would have tried to save the guy. How can those people sleep at night.

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