FREE e-Newsletter
Important News - Hot Topics
Get them Now!

Dynamic Plaques - FVT Plaques
FVT Plaques is introducing new dynamic plaques to recognize police and sheriff's...

Legally Defensible Training Records

Ask The Expert

Ari Vidali

CEO and Founder of Envisage Technologies

Top News

Video: Beach Officers, Bystanders Rescue Kids After Mom Drives into Daytona Surf

March 06, 2014  | 

VIDEO: Beach Officers, Bystanders Rescue Kids After Mom Drives into Daytona Surf

Volusia County (Fla.) Beach Patrol officers helped rescue three children Tuesday after their pregnant mother drove her van into the surf. They were assisted in removing the children from the vehicle by civilians who were on the beach.

Volusia County Sheriff Ben Johnson said at a news conference Wednesday the mother was undergoing a mental health evaluation, and her children, two girls and a boy, were placed in the care of the Florida Department of Children and Families.  The South Carolina family of four was initially taken to Halifax Hospital with minor injuries.

Beach Safety Capt. Tammy Marris told WKMG-TV the woman was already driving on the beach, where cars are allowed, when the vehicle entered the water.

A tourist from Montreal, Simon Besner, captured the incident on video

 

 

 


Be the first to comment on this story





POLICE Magazine does not tolerate comments that include profanity, personal attacks or antisocial behavior (such as "spamming" or "trolling"). This and other inappropriate content or material will be removed. We reserve the right to block any user who violates this, including removing all content posted by that user.

Other Recent News

Backpay Awarded to 25,000 Feds Who Worked During 2013 Shutdown
A federal judge has ruled that around 25,000 federal employees are eligible for...
CA Deputy Dies After Being Struck by Inmate Transport Bus
Alameda County, CA, Deputy Michael Foley died Thursday, a day after he was struck by an...
Video: Off-Duty Incident Between LAPD Officer, Teens Sparks Protest
Authorities on Thursday released new information about the investigation into a...
Video: FL Officer, Chief Charged in Citizen Academy Death
A Punta Gorda, FL, police officer who is believed to have accidentally shot and killed a...
Video: ACLU Sues Milwaukee Alleging Police “Stop and Frisk” Tactics
The Milwaukee Police Department is in the sights of the American Civil Liberties Union in...

Get Your FREE Trial Issue and Win a Gift! Subscribe Today!
Yes! Please rush me my FREE TRIAL ISSUE of POLICE magazine and FREE Officer Survival Guide with tips and tactics to help me safely get out of 10 different situations.

Just fill in the form to the right and click the button to receive your FREE Trial Issue.

If POLICE does not satisfy you, just write "cancel" on the invoice and send it back. You'll pay nothing, and the FREE issue is yours to keep. If you enjoy POLICE, pay only $25 for a full one-year subscription (12 issues in all). Enjoy a savings of nearly 60% off the cover price!

Offer valid in US only. Outside U.S., click here.
It's easy! Just fill in the form below and click the red button to receive your FREE Trial Issue.
First Name:
Last Name:
Rank:
Agency:
Address:
City:
State:
  
Zip Code:
 
Country:
We respect your privacy. Please let us know if the address provided is your home, as your RANK / AGENCY will not be included on the mailing label.
E-mail Address:

Police Magazine