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Two cops and two firefighters stood and watched a man drown at Alameda Beach because POLICY prevented their entering the water to save him. Evidently there are hundreds of stupid laws in California cities. No responders in Alameda were trained in water rescue techniques due to "lack of funds." Should they've gone against city "policy" to save the guy? Besides policy they claimed #1 they'd been told he wanted to die and #2. he MIGHT have a weapon. For more info go to: http://www.cnn.com/2011/US/06/01/california.drowning/index.html?iref=obnetwork