UPDATE (Jan. 7, 2016): To further honor Officer Clark Cleveland’s quick action to save an infant’s life, Chief Mansour and the Villa Rica Police Department are pleased to announce a special opportunity for citizens to receive the same lifesaving training free of charge.
On Saturday, January 23, 2016 the Training Staff of the Police Department will be holding American Heart Association approved “Infant CPR.” The program will teach the lifesaving skills of rescue breathing, chest compressions and how to clear an object obstructing the airway of an infant. The standard of “infant” for the purposes of CPR techniques is for the age of newborn to 12 months.
There will be two sessions lasting two hours each on January 23, 2016. The first session is from 9 AM to 11 AM. The second session is from 1 PM to 3 PM. Both sessions will be in the Holt-Bishop Justice Center, Municipal Courtroom, 101 Main Street, Villa Rica, GA 30180. To sign up for this class please complete an application located at the Villa Rica Police Department. Deadline to sign up is January 19, 2016. Class size is limited.