KCPD Saves Choking Kid At The K

Posted mostly because most of what MSM publishes is negative stories about police.

This report offers an important reminder that even the nextgen, in fact, trusts police and appreciates their help. 

Here's the story . . .

“This kid ran to me and grabbed my arm,” Officer Matt Deloux recalled. “I thought he was playing at first, but then I saw he was in distress and not making any sounds. He was choking.”

Deloux quickly went over the steps in his mind and wanted to avoid the Heimlich maneuver, fearing he might injure the boy who looked to be about 10 years old.

Deloux bent the boy over, put his arm across the boy’s diaphragm, and started striking his back. It took a full minute and several strikes to dislodge the food. Turned out, it was a chocolate bar that was stuck.

“I didn’t know him at all,” said Deloux. “I asked him why he came up to me and he said it was because I looked the most professional.”

Read more via www.TonysKansasCity.com link . . .

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