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Officer Jumps Into The Water To Save A Drowning Dog

Published: July 18, 2022 at 03:17 PM Author: Penny Eims



Florida – On July 3, a quick-thinking police officer jumped into the water to save a drowning dog who had fallen into the water in the Intracoastal waterway. The Lighthouse Point Police Department said that Officer Bob Stebbins responded to a Police Assist call after a frantic caller phoned in for help.

The caller said that her dog fell into the water, and when Officer Stebbins arrived, he learned that the pooch had been treading water for 25 minutes. It was apparent that the dog was struggling to keep its head above water and he could see that the leash was tangled in nearby dock pilings.

Knowing that time was of the essence, Officer Stebbins shed his duty gear and jumped in to save the dog. The department wrote:

Officer Stebbins swam across the dark water, untangled the dogs leash, and delivered the dog to the shoreline safely.

The dog’s owner was “overjoyed” to be reunited with her rescued pup. Great job Officer Stebbins!

 

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Linda Ridenour
Linda Ridenour
8 days ago

What a hero!!

Naila M Johnston
Naila M Johnston
8 days ago
Reply to  Linda Ridenour

A HERO AND ANGEL!!
GOD BLESS THIS FINE OFFICER AND DOG!!
THANK YOU!!!!!

Rachel
Rachel
8 days ago

Amazing hero!! Thank you, officer!!

Jane McIntosh
Jane McIntosh
8 days ago

Thank you Officer. You really are a hero.

Gail
Gail
8 days ago

Thank you so much Sir ❤

Ivey Matter
Ivey Matter
8 days ago

The officer is indeed a hero for saving that poor dog….but why didn’t the owner save her own dog?!? I’m truly flummoxed.

Jean Johnston
Jean Johnston
8 days ago
Reply to  Ivey Matter

That was my thought too. And how did the dog end up in the water?

Last edited 8 days ago by Jean Johnston
Cute
Cute
8 days ago

God bless the good and godly samaritan and people like him!!!

Buster57
Buster57
8 days ago

Thank you for being you!

Sybil Erden
Sybil Erden
8 days ago

THIS is truly how police should behave! THANKS!!!

RoseMarie Di Giovanni-Norton
RoseMarie Di Giovanni-Norton
8 days ago

Thank you!

Mary P
Mary P
8 days ago

Much respect Officer..thank you.

Cheryle Lefort
Cheryle Lefort
8 days ago

There Is some Careing persons still.Respect to you& yours sir .thank you.

kathy kolvites
kathy kolvites
8 days ago

A true hero!

Patricia Leigh Wicker
Patricia Leigh Wicker
8 days ago

BLESS YOU OFFICER STEBBINS, You are a HERO!!

Jean Johnston
Jean Johnston
8 days ago

The office is a hero. Why didn’t the owner do that? And how did it come to be the dog ended up in the water?

terree moore
terree moore
8 days ago

good job…..

Kathy Smythe
Kathy Smythe
7 days ago

Thank you Officer Stebbins! You are a wonderful man.

Jaime Perez
Jaime Perez
7 days ago

Thank you to a great hero!

Ashley Swinney
Ashley Swinney
7 days ago

Thank you from Alabama 😇

Jane
Jane
7 days ago

Thank you for your bravery – the dog thanks you too.

Karen
Karen
7 days ago

God bless this officer. He is a wonderful human being!

Deb Haverkamp
Deb Haverkamp
7 days ago

Thank You officer! What a fine human you are!

Bill M Brantley
Bill M Brantley
6 days ago

A wonderful ending God Bless you Sir and Thank you for doing what you do and saving this fur baby .

Renee Cariglia
Renee Cariglia
6 days ago

GOD BLESS YOU OFFICER STEBBINS!!!

Karen Nash
Karen Nash
5 days ago

Thank you Officer Stebbins for being the hero that you are. God bless.

Andrew Cohen
Andrew Cohen
4 days ago

True Hero!!!! To protect and Serve!!!!!