The Kenosha Police Department (WI) released body-worn camera video of when its officers pulled a woman to safety after she jumped into Lake Michigan recently.
Officers responded the Lake Michigan to help the woman last Friday. She was sitting on a rock, and then the video shows her slide off into the water as waves battered the rocky shoreline.
Officers negotiated with the woman, asking her to grab onto a rope throw bag that was deployed by one of the officers.
“I want to die. Let me die,” she yelled to the officers.
One officer donned and inflated a personal flotation device and ventured lower down onto a rock along the water’s edge to assist the woman.
Eventually, police convinced the woman to grab the rope.
The officer in the PFD at the water’s edge is shown grasping the woman’s hand as she reaches out to him. He was able to pull her to safety.