Video shows police commandeer jet ski for ‘Baywatch’-style rescue

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SEATTLE — Seattle police officers went full “Baywatch” by grabbing a jet ski to rescue some kayakers in trouble.

On April 9, officers were alerted to two kayakers in distress on Lake Washington.

So, the quick-thinking officers flagged down a woman on a jet ski. They commandeered the craft and zoomed out to the struggling pair.

One of the kayakers’ boats had taken on water and he was without a life vest.

Another kayaker was also reported to be out of her boat.

The officers were able to assist the kayakers until a harbor unit boat brought them in.

Seattle police documented the rescue in a video posted to YouTube titled “There Are Only So Many Jobs That Let You Commandeer a Jet Ski to Save Lives.”

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