Police rescue woman who jumped onto ice on Detroit River

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Police officers rescued a woman after she jumped onto the ice on the Detroit River earlier this month.

According to police, the woman appeared to be suffering a mental health crisis. When officers approached her, she ran to rocks along the riverfront and jumped onto the frozen river.

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Officers urged the woman to come back to the rocks. When they convinced her to come back, they put her in a patrol vehicle to keep her warm until she was taken to a hospital for help.

Police noted that most DPD officers have completed Crisis Intervention Training to better assist people during mental health incidents.