Tag: Rescue

On May 24th, 2017

Lifeguard Chris Connolly Receives Medal of Valor for Saving Surfer’s Life

WEST SACRAMENTO – Congratulations to California Statewide Law Enforcement Association (CSLEA) and California Association of Law Enforcement Employees (CALEE) Member Christopher Connolly, 44, for being awarded a silver medal of valor by the State of California. Connolly, a California State Parks Seasonal Lifeguard II, saved the life of a surfer in December 2015 during the […]

On November 21st, 2016

CSLEA Member Aaron Pendergraft Receives Medal of Valor Heroic act saved a mother and her daughter swept out to sea by powerful wave

BODEGA – Congratulations to California Statewide Law Enforcement Association (CSLEA) Member Aaron Pendergraft, California State Lifeguard II, for receiving the United States Lifesaving Association Medal of Valor for a heroic rescue along the Sonoma Coast on February 26, 2016.  A young mother and her daughter are alive today because of his quick thinking, quick action, […]

On September 29th, 2016

Atascadero Man Rescued From Burning Home ASH firefighters assist in putting out the blaze

ATASCADERO - Do firefighters save lives?  You bet they do.  As you look at the picture above, imagine the rescue taking place around back.  When Atascadero State Hospital (ASH) firefighters arrived at this scene to assist Atascadero City Fire, firefighters were placing  a ladder to a second story window to rescue a man trapped inside […]

On September 29th, 2016

The Three R's For a Ranger on Vacation - Rest, Relaxation and RESCUE! "Right place, right time for sure!" CSLEA-RPPOA Member, State Park Ranger Jennifer Wilson

SACRAMENTO- A man drowning in Hawaii is alive today thanks to the quick, heroic, life-saving action of California State Park Ranger Jennifer Wilson.   Wilson, a member of the California Statewide Law Enforcement Association (CSLEA) and Resource Protection Peace Officers Association (RPPOA), was vacationing in Maui with her husband September 16, 2016, when suddenly there was […]

On April 2nd, 2013

Life-Saving Rescue By Off-Duty State Park Ranger

When off-duty State Park Ranger and California Statewide Law Enforcement Association (CSLEA) member Robert Peek and his wife were awaken by a loud pop  in their Idyllwild home at  2:30 a.m. Easter Sunday,  he thought it was gunfire.  "It sounded just like a gunshot, like the gun I use for work," said Peek.  But suddenly […]

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