Road to Recruit: Lifeguard to Recruit

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RTR Amy

New recruit Amy Bakker has the ability to remain calm and respond quickly in emergency situations. She was a lifeguard when she left high school, and one particular incident sparked her curiosity to join WA Police.

When she was 20 years old, Amy was assisting with swim school lessons when she heard a member of the public screaming for help. Both a lifeguard and Amy attended the scene to find a 5-year-old boy unconscious, with no signs of breathing and blue lips.

Amy's training kicked in and she managed to save the boy's life. Hear her story in the video below.

 

 

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