Harbor Patrol Officer Paul D. Korber

Harbor Patrol Officer Paul D. Korber

Ventura Port District Harbor Patrol, California

End of Watch Sunday, March 15, 1998

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Paul D. Korber

Harbor Patrol Officer Paul Korber drowned while attempting to save a woman and her three children from a treacherous riptide near a jetty.

Officer Korber was assisting in the rescue when he sank beneath churning surf for at least 30 seconds. He was pulled from the water unconscious. Several lifeguards administered CPR on Officer Korber but were unable to revive him. He was pronounced dead at a local hospital after extensive efforts to revive him failed.

The area that he was making the rescue is well-known for treacherous conditions.

Officer Korber is survived by a child.

Bio

  • Age 46
  • Tour 11 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Drowned

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