Santa Monica police and fire first responders prevented a person from jumping off the bluffs this week.
According to the Santa Monica Police Department (SMPD), the incident was reported on December 6 in the early evening at Palisades Park just to the north of the Santa Monica Pier.
The SMPD Crisis Negotiations Team and Santa Monica Fire Department responded to a call regarding a young female on the bluffs identified as in distress.
“Utilizing patience and their extensive training, officers were able to convince her to accept help,” the SMPD said.
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