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Phoenix police officer saves swimmer in peril

By Sarah Zoellick

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Jun 24, 2013

~~<p>Guillermo Arrubla decided not to jump off the cliff at Spitting Caves in Portlock on Saturday when he arrived and saw how turbulent the water was, but the police officer from Arizona said he wound up in the ocean anyway &mdash; to save a woman's life.</p>
<p>City Ocean Safety Division officials returned to the scene Sunday to pre&shy;sent the 36-year-old with a merit award for putting to use lifeguard skills he learned as a teenager.</p>
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Guillermo Arrubla decided not to jump off the cliff at Spitting Caves in Portlock on Saturday when he arrived and saw how turbulent the water was, but the police officer from Arizona said he wound up in the ocean anyway — to save a woman's life.

City Ocean Safety Division officials returned to the scene Sunday to pre­sent the 36-year-old with a merit award for putting to use lifeguard skills he learned as a teenager. Login for more...



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