Photos: At a night out, an officer drops in

Saving a life: Guilderland paramedic Bonnie-Jean Johnson, left, shows 9-year-old Alexandra Vandenburgh the proper technique for chest compressions on this practice dummy during the Annual Guilderland Night Out at Tawasentha Park in Guilderland.

Gliding down from the bucket of Guilderland Fire Department's Truck 29 is Officer Scott Mullen with the state's Department of Corrections, as he demonstrates to the crowd how members of his team would save a life by rappelling down to someone stranded on a cliff as part of the Guilderland Night Out in Tawasentha Park. 

Feeling the love: Guilderland Police Department's German shepherd, Rocky, gets some affection and attention from two little girls as his handler Officer Don Jones talks to bystanders during the Guilderland Night Out at Tawasentha Park.

Guilderland emergency crews and police demonstrated their safety tactics on Tuesday, Aug. 6, as part of the police department's National Night Out at Tawasentha Park.

 

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