If your union or employee rights organization asked you to participate in a sick-out/blue flu to support an employee rights issue, would you do it, even if it put your job in jeopardy?
Departments also need to take steps to prepare their officers to work in and around water.
Chances are that at some point during your law enforcement career you will work around water. Are you prepared to work around water? Are you trained to stay alive in water, and to fight and prevail in water?