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Mapleton Ok-9 officer significantly injured throughout coaching train

Mapleton Ok-9 officer significantly injured throughout coaching train


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MAPLETON — A Ok-9 officer was significantly injured Wednesday throughout a coaching train in Spanish Fork.

In keeping with Mapleton Police Chief John Jackson, officer Rebekah Hatch was coaching with fellow Ok-9 officers from a number of jurisdictions on the Spanish Fork Fairgrounds. She wore a chew swimsuit when she fell whereas interacting with a Utah County Sheriff’s Workplace Ok-9.

“A part of the coaching was for her to maneuver,” Jackson informed KSL-TV. “She’s transferring because the canine is coming, and when the canine lunged and jumped and latched onto her, simply the momentum of that brought about her to fall and hit her head.”

Jackson didn’t go into element about Hatch’s accidents however stated Hatch was within the hospital and wouldn’t be returning to work anytime quickly. He stated the canine acted as anticipated in the course of the train and would not going face any additional scrutiny following what he described as a “coaching accident.”

“The factor that is a battle is (Hatch has) been with us 4 and a half years, and we have watched her develop over time to only a phenomenal police officer,” Jackson stated. “(It) simply hurts to see her get higher after which have a setback like this.”

Jackson stated Hatch beloved discipline work as she uncovered medicine and stopped drunk drivers. He stated the officer’s coworkers and others within the metropolis had been hoping for as swift and full a restoration as potential.

“They’re involved — all of the officers are, our fireplace division, our police division — the entire metropolis is nervous about her,” Jackson stated. “We’ll get by way of it, however yeah, we’ll miss her for some time.”

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Andrew Adams is a reporter for KSL-TV whose work can be heard on KSL NewsRadio and skim on KSL.com and within the Deseret Information.

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