By Cathy Elelman • 21 November 2019 • 20:30
PRACTICE: Civil Protection instruct officers on CPR.
CREDIT: Ayuntamiento de Adra
ADRA Local Police officers have been learning essential first-aid skills and how to use a defibrillator in Civil Protection-run training days.
In the most recent sessions the officers practiced cardiopulmonary resuscitation, or CPR.
Civil Protection personnel took them through all the first assistance basics to guarantee they can act effectively in an emergency situation.
Adra Mayor Manuel Cortes, accompanied by Local Police Chief Inspector Maria Trinidad Perez, Guardia Civil lieutenant Isacio Peinado and local councillors, went to see how the officers were getting on.
Cortes described these kinds of workshops as “very important” to ensure police officers are “always up-to-date and have full knowledge of each and every existing mechanism for intervening in an emergency.”
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Cathy Elelman is the local writer for the Costa de Almeria edition of the Euro Weekly News.
Based in Mojacar for the last 21 years, Cathy is very much part of the local community and is always well and truly up on all the latest news and events going on in this region of Spain.
Her top goals are to do the best job she can informing the local English-speaking community, visitors to the area and the wider world about about the news in Almeria, to learn something new every day, and to embrace very new challenge this fast-changing world brings her way.
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