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September 05, 2011
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Fla. officer saves unresponsive newborn

Officer Lance Griffis used CPR to revive child who had stopped breathing

By Dan Scanlan
Florida Times-Union

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Fast action by a Jacksonville police officer saved the life of a baby on a downtown street.

As his mother prepared to bring her baby home Friday from Wolfson Children's Hospital, all she had time to say was "thank you" to Officer Lance Griffis.

"I'm happy he was around to help," said Kimya Brisbane.

Sheriff John Rutherford also congratulated Griffis in person after speaking to him about the rescue effort, according to a Jacksonville Sheriff's Office video posted on their YouTube channel.

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