The six Georgia inmates who jumped into action and saved the life of a deputy who passed out will get a reward of shorter sentences, the sheriff said Tuesday.
“Anytime we have a trustee or inmate crew, that goes beyond normal duties, we cut them some extra time off,” Polk County Sheriff, Johnny Moats, said.
The Polk County officer, who was not identified in reports, collapsed and was unconscious, WXIA reported. The inmates noticed the medical emergency and quickly removed his shirt, opened his bulletproof vest and performed chest compressions, while another inmate called for an ambulance.
“When he started breathing, it was just real heavy and real fast,” one of the inmates told the station. The officer’s family provided the inmates with lunch and desserts for their action. -- Read more at WeLearnDifferent.com (Link in bio!!) #WeLearnDifferent