VIDEO: Boston Police Officer Saves Drowning Woman

‘She was in there calling for help, and I can swim.’

Officer Edward Norton, of the Boston Police Department, is being lauded a hero after he  saved a drowning woman by jumping into the ice cold waters of the Fort Point Channel, in what CNN reports was a ‘torrential downpour.’ Bystanders who watched the rescue unfold said,

He didn’t hesitate. He rand down the stairs, took off his belt, and jumped in the water.

For Officer Norton however, being a hero is all in a days work, after the rescue he told reporters,

That’s our job, to show up when people call for help.

Watch the video:


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Kathryn DeHoyos currently resides on the outskirts of Austin, TX. She has 2 beautiful children, and is very happily un-married to her life partner DJ.


  1. Richard Aubrey says:

    His last comment points out an unfortunate situation, validated by the number of dry spectators.

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