With all the anti-police stories making headlines these days, it’s easy to view the Boys in Blue in a negative light. While there is certainly a fair amount of “bad cops” roaming the streets, there are also those who do their utmost to perform their civic duty each and every time they don their uniform.
This video reveals one of those uplifting situations where a Kalamazoo Public Safety Officer did just that.
As Jason Gates pulled a driver over (presumably for her seemingly reckless driving), he immediately noticed she was choking. Quick on his feet, he pulled her out of her vehicle and performed the Heimlich maneuver, which undoubtedly saved her life.
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Grateful for his heroics, the woman gave him a warm hug and began to sob.
It’s encouraging to see policemen like Gates taking pride in their jobs and caring for their citizens. Hopefully, more stories like this one will come out, giving the public hope that not all in power are the power-hungry types.