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Fatigued Officer Dies Following SWAT Fitness Test
31-year-old Buena Park police officer Daniel Ackerman died Saturday after being rushed to the hospital Friday morning during a SWAT fitness test. Ackerman, an Irvine resident, reportedly exhibited signs of fatigue during the training exercise said authorities, according to LA Now.
Ackerman began with the department as a police Explorer in October 1995 and became a reserve officer in April 2001. He was hired full-time in June 2005. He is survived by his mother, sister and 2-year-old daughter.
Officials say Ackerman appeared to be "in good physical shape" and are waiting for the results of the autopsy. The SWAT physical fitness test, which includes distance running and an obstacle course, is held every six months.
Southern California's Snow-Capped Mountains Are Beautiful. Here's Where To Maximize The View (And Snap A Great Picture)It's been many, many years since we saw this much snow in our mountains. Going up there right now isn't safe, but here are some places where you can enjoy the view and snap a pic.
April Valentine died at Centinela Hospital. Her daughter was born by emergency C-section. She'd gone into the pregnancy with a plan, knowing Black mothers like herself were at higher risk.
A look at years past when snows creeped into our citified neighborhoods, away from the mountains and foothills.
In the face of a drier future, that iconic piece of Americana is on its way out in Southern California.
Another Missing Hiker Has Been Found Dead In San Gabriels As Search For Actor Julian Sands ContinuesBob Gregory, 62, went missing the same day as Sands. His body was recovered near Mount Islip.