According to reports, officers who helped save people from a burning home are being hailed as heroes.
Columbus, Ohio, police were sent to a complaint in the Hilltop area, where they discovered a house fire.
According to a Facebook post by the Columbus Division of Police, responding officers assisted in getting four individuals out of the house safely.
The fire, which erupted after 4 a.m., was reported by local media to have originated on the front porch of the house.
One officer can be seen racing toward the burning house in the body cam footage. While attempting to assist individuals in leaving the building, the police officer can be heard inquiring whether additional people were inside.
The rescued female was sent to the emergency room. She suffered severe burns and inhaled a large quantity of smoke, putting her health in a precarious state. The Columbus Division of Police has verified to local media that she is doing better now.
According to authorities, on-duty police officers’ gallantry played a key role in preventing casualties. The police department thanked its officers on Facebook for their courage, quick thinking, and lifesaving efforts on this day.
According to the Columbus.gov website, there is a significant need for trained law enforcement officers, and proper education is critical for career advancement. Their police academy in Columbus, Ohio, is pleased to welcome applicants.
More than 1,200 hours are spent teaching the recruits, 40 of which are spent on scenario-based training. The 31-week program covers all the bases, from defensive strategies to physical conditioning to patrol operations to legal procedures to interpersonal communication to applied behavioral science to criminal investigation to firearms training.
Upon completion of training, recruits not only have the tools to become the best officers they can be, but they also have a network of support they can rely upon for the remainder of their lives.