Mass. cop saves man with cruiser's defibrillator
Police responded to reports of a man not breathing in a store and went to work administering CPR
NORWELL, Mass. — Fast action by police officers and firefighters helped save the life of a man who collapsed inside a store Sunday night, Norwell Police Chief Ted Ross said.
The Patriot Ledger reported that Special Police Officer Daniel Campanelli, who was working a traffic detail near the Hannaford’s supermarket on Washington Street shortly after 11 p.m. Sunday, was approached by someone reporting there was a medical emergency inside the store, Ross said.
Police officer Daniel Dooley had heard Campanelli's radio call and headed to the store. Dooley is the department’s CPR and first aid instructor. Dooley brought the cruiser’s medical bag and defibrillator.
Full Story: Officer saves man with cruiser's defibrillator
- Police Heroes
Recommended for you
Join the discussion
PoliceOne top 5
- Milwaukee Sheriff Clarke takes job with Homeland Security
- Video: Deputy shoots armed man who charged at him during traffic stop
- Judge haunted by release of man in deadly Ohio shootings
- Off-duty cop helps detain man who tried to break cockpit door mid-flight
- Grand jury doesn't indict Ohio officer for fatally shooting teen