A police officer saved a woman from drowning in the Solent near Cowes

Policeman saves woman from drowning

Policeman saves woman from drowning

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A POLICEMAN heroically saved a woman from drowning in the Solent.

The woman, understood to be in her 30s, went into the water at the Red Funnel terminal at Cowes, Isle of Wight.

It was witnessed by the officer who stripped off and dived into the sea after her. The pair were swept down the harbour by the strong tide but the officer managed to get her to the Island Sailing Club pontoon.

RNLI lifeboat crews were quickly on the scene and provided emergency care. The woman was initially unresponsive and was given oxygen, warmed and then taken to hospital by ambulance.

The incident happened on Saturday evening.

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2:35pm Sun 13 Apr 14

Zexagon says...

The sack for him now then
The sack for him now then Zexagon
  • Score: -12

2:36pm Sun 13 Apr 14

bigfella777 says...

Nice one
Nice one bigfella777
  • Score: 26

4:09pm Sun 13 Apr 14

sburman says...

Health & safety will be having somethiong to say about that!!

Seriously though, this is what the vast majority of our police are all about, they don't make normaly make headlines but they do make a difference.
Health & safety will be having somethiong to say about that!! Seriously though, this is what the vast majority of our police are all about, they don't make normaly make headlines but they do make a difference. sburman
  • Score: 28

4:35pm Sun 13 Apr 14

WalkingOnAWire says...

Zexagon wrote:
The sack for him now then
What a stupid thing to say.
[quote][p][bold]Zexagon[/bold] wrote: The sack for him now then[/p][/quote]What a stupid thing to say. WalkingOnAWire
  • Score: 6

4:43pm Sun 13 Apr 14

vaperfan says...

this bloke needs a commendation

ignore the negative comments and the grammar police
he went to saved someones life
even if it did go beyond "the call of his duties"
well done you sir for thinking of others before policies
this bloke needs a commendation ignore the negative comments and the grammar police he went to saved someones life even if it did go beyond "the call of his duties" well done you sir for thinking of others before policies vaperfan
  • Score: 29

4:45pm Sun 13 Apr 14

vaperfan says...

this bloke needs a commendation

ignore the negative comments and the grammar police
he went to save someones life
even if it did go beyond "the call of his duties"
well done you sir for thinking of others before policies
this bloke needs a commendation ignore the negative comments and the grammar police he went to save someones life even if it did go beyond "the call of his duties" well done you sir for thinking of others before policies vaperfan
  • Score: 4

7:57pm Sun 13 Apr 14

Zexagon says...

WalkingOnAWire wrote:
Zexagon wrote:
The sack for him now then
What a stupid thing to say.
Whoosh!
[quote][p][bold]WalkingOnAWire[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Zexagon[/bold] wrote: The sack for him now then[/p][/quote]What a stupid thing to say.[/p][/quote]Whoosh! Zexagon
  • Score: -3

7:29am Mon 14 Apr 14

Charlie Bucket says...

Zexagon wrote:
WalkingOnAWire wrote:
Zexagon wrote:
The sack for him now then
What a stupid thing to say.
Whoosh!
:)
[quote][p][bold]Zexagon[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]WalkingOnAWire[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Zexagon[/bold] wrote: The sack for him now then[/p][/quote]What a stupid thing to say.[/p][/quote]Whoosh![/p][/quote]:) Charlie Bucket
  • Score: -1

7:42am Mon 14 Apr 14

Charlie Bucket says...

vaperfan wrote:
this bloke needs a commendation

ignore the negative comments and the grammar police
he went to save someones life
even if it did go beyond "the call of his duties"
well done you sir for thinking of others before policies
What negative comments? What grammar police? I see one comment that might be construed as negative, but it isn't aimed at this guy, it's aimed at the bureaucracy that generally leaves no good deed unpunished.
[quote][p][bold]vaperfan[/bold] wrote: this bloke needs a commendation ignore the negative comments and the grammar police he went to save someones life even if it did go beyond "the call of his duties" well done you sir for thinking of others before policies[/p][/quote]What negative comments? What grammar police? I see one comment that might be construed as negative, but it isn't aimed at this guy, it's aimed at the bureaucracy that generally leaves no good deed unpunished. Charlie Bucket
  • Score: -1

9:57am Mon 14 Apr 14

Nearly an OAP says...

He was doing what police in this country do every day and should definitely get an award or commendation. Well done.
He was doing what police in this country do every day and should definitely get an award or commendation. Well done. Nearly an OAP
  • Score: 5

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