OCBP Then and Now: Rookie School

first_imgOCBP Captain Jack G. Jernee drills the lifeguards in resuscitation skills on the 12th Street beach on June 21, 1939.Techniques have changed since then but not the lifeguards’ commitment to saving lives.On Saturday, June 20, newly hired lifeguards will begin a week of mandatory rookie school under the direction of Chief Tom Mullineaux. All summer the rookie lifeguards will work with veteran lifeguards to continue their lifesaving training.— By Fred Miller, historian and former Ocean City Beach Patrol lieutenantlast_img

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