Officer locks himself in hot car to prove a point

THIBODAUX, La. (CNN/THIBODAUX POLICE DEPARTMENT) — “I can barely breathe, and sweat is everywhere.”

That’s what a Louisiana police officer had to say while he was locked inside a car for 10 minutes.

He was demonstrating how quickly the heat can turn deadly for children and pets. Take a look at Officer David Melancon’s public service announcement.

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