Hawaii: Newly-graduated officer rescues child just 6 minutes after she was reported missing

Six minutes after a 5-year-old autistic girl was reported missing, an officer just two weeks into his first assignment rapidly responded to a law enforcement alert, identifying and safely recovering the child. Amazingly, he had noticed the child just moments before standing on the porch of a neighbor’s home when heading out for his patrol shift. The officer’s attentiveness to call activity and his situational awareness were central to his swift and targeted response to the incident. Read the full story here. 

Image and story information courtesy of the Hawaii Police Department Website, hawaiipolice.com. Originally published 7/27/22.