Dallas Police Officers Save a Drowning Boy on National Night Out

National Night Out is an annual campaign that to strengthen ties between law enforcement officials and communities. A near-drowning incident this year proved how important those ties can be. When residents pulled 6-year-old drowning boy out of a swimming pool at an event on North Stemmons, Dallas police officers attending the party sprung into action. Officers performed CPR for several minutes, and boy started breathing again on his own. It's a reminder that while we often discuss the lives lost to police violence, the truth is our officers save many more people, often without much notice or fanfare. This brief is part of the Did Y'all Hear About This? collection of hits and misses from around Texas, updated each week.What's your view?Got an opinion about this issue? Send a letter to the editor, and you just might get published.  Continue reading...

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