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LASD - Los Angeles County Sheriffs Dept Information Bureau (SIB)
Saturday April 14th, 2012 :: 11:38 a.m. PDT

Quick Action by 17-yr old LASD youth Explorer Bianca Olivares helps Save a Man's Life With CPR, ABC7 TV VIDEO

Cool Kid saves life, aims for law enforcement career

Watch the ABC7 TV VIDEO here:

LASD News Release:

17-year old Bianca Olivares, an off-duty youth Explorer with the Walnut / Diamond Bar Sheriff''s Station of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Dept., is credited for being well-prepared and taking quick action to help save a man's life.

She was on her way home with her father on March 19, 2012, when she saw a crowd of people surrounding an elderly man lying on the ground. She approached him and immediately realized he was in extreme distress, and she was unable to feel his pulse. In the absence of paramedics,

Explorer Olivares quickly administered CPR for approximately 3 minutes until Los Angeles County firefighters/paramedics arrived and began treatment. Once stabilized, the patient was transported to a nearby hospital. It was the opinion of paramedics that the quick response by Explorer Olivares was instrumental in saving the life of the patient. What a great teen!

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The Law Enforcement Explorer Program of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department's has created new inroads of understanding between youth, law enforcement, and the general citizenry since 1969.

Deputy Explorers are not just "talkers." They receive extensive training and then actively participate in community affairs and non-hazardous law enforcement activities. See more about the LASD Explorer program and who to contact:

Captain Mike Parker
Sheriff's Headquarters Bureau - Newsroom
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department
(323) 267-4800
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Sheriff Leroy D. Baca
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department

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(PHOTO - LASD Lieutenant Chris Blasnek, Explorer Bianca Olivares, ABC7-TV reporter Danny Romero in front of LASD Walnut/ Diamond Bar Sheriff's Station)

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