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Raymond Zack

Raymond Zack drowned 50 feet offshore at Crown Memorial State Beach in Alameda on May 30, 2011 as firefighters and police watched.

Alameda Gets New Rescue Boat Following Controversial Response To Drowning

Alameda officials have bought a second rescue boat, as they try to improve the island city’s water rescue capabilities following the drowning of a suicidal man while authorities watched from the shore.

10/12/2011

Raymond Zack drowned 50 feet offshore at Crown Memorial State Beach in Alameda on May 30, 2011 as firefighters and police watched.

Report Criticizes City Of Alameda In Drowning Death Of Suicidal Man

An independent investigation into the drowning death of a suicidal man while Alameda police officers and firefighters stood by has found that the death was caused by a breakdown in communications and a lack of training.

09/30/2011

(CBS)

Ex-California Fire Marshal To Investigate Alameda Drowning

The city of Alameda has chosen a former state fire marshal to conduct an independent review of the drowning of a suicidal man at Crown Beach on Memorial Day.

CBS San Francisco–06/29/2011

(CBS)

Alameda Residents ‘Wade-Out’ In Bay To Protest Suicide Response

A group of Alameda residents remains puzzled as to why the city’s fire department didn’t help Raymond Zack, who drowned in the Bay on Memorial Day.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–06/12/2011

Raymond Zack drowned 50 feet offshore at Crown Memorial State Beach in Alameda on May 30, 2011 as firefighters and police watched.

Alameda Police Release Memorial Day Drowning 911 Calls

The Alameda Police Department Wednesday released 911 calls and a timeline of events surrounding the death of a man who intentionally drowned at Crown Beach on Memorial Day while rescuers watched from the shore for almost an hour, prompting outrage from the public.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–06/08/2011

(CBS)

Man Who Killed Himself Off Crown Beach Was Hospitalized For Depression

Autopsy results were completed Thursday for the 52-year-old Alameda man who killed himself in San Francisco Bay on Monday. However, it could take four to six weeks for the toxicology report.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–06/02/2011

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