Last week a cop was a good guy. A really good guy. A great guy. Last week a cop saved a life. That’s not normal, right? Usually we hear tales of police brutality, cops being assholes, abusing power, getting away with murder.
I don’t like that stuff. It sucks. It represents how ugly and corrupt humanity can be and can cause us to lose faith in the system that is supposed to be in place to protect us. It’s not comforting at all and it can very justifiably lead to cynicism about all police officers. Just look at how many songs are made in protest of miscarriages of justice and wrong-doings by cops. That is almost what we have come to expect.
Last week something different happened. A man was playing basketball in a men’s league in my hometown and his left arm started hurting. Breathing became a difficult task for him. He was laboring. A call was put in to 911 but he told them not to send an ambulance because his insurance wasn’t good. His friend agreed that he would drive him to the hospital. Thankfully a police officer had already shown up at the gym as he was alerted to the situation by the 911 dispatcher because right then is when the man went down. Continue reading
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