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Las Vegas police discuss child drownings and pool safety

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Posted at 2:51 PM, Mar 24, 2021
and last updated 2021-03-24 18:22:10-04

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department Special Victims Section Lt. Dave Valenta discussed recent child drownings and pool safety today.

Valenta said that 2 children have drowned already in LVMPD's jurisdiction
this year.

Police reminded parents during the press conference of the A, B, C and Ds of water and pool safety.

  • A - Adult Supervision
  • B - Barriers or safety fence
  • C - Classes to teach kids how to swim / CPR classes
  • D - Devices - safety vests and floatation devices


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