Off-duty police officer saves a child with CPR

An off-duty police officer performed CPR on a child. According to Durham Regional Police, an off-duty officer successfully revived a 3-year old girl who was found at the bottom of a swimming pool in Whitby, Ont.

Watery ordeal

The police stated that a 5-year old boy noticed the child unconscious at the bottom of the pool.

Several families from a church were in the backyard of the residence but had been distracted after another child slipped on the pool deck. An older child brought the 3-year old to the surface and an off-duty police officer who was at the gathering initiated CPR.

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Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is an important life-saving skill.

The officer was successful in resuscitating the child and she was transported to a healthcare facility where she was in stable condition.

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Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is an important life-saving skill. It is a vital technique that can save lives by improving the chances of survival during emergencies.

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