Heart-stopping video shows police deputy saving baby who had stopped breathing
One Florida mom wants the world to know that good cops do exist after an off-duty officer saved her infant’s life.
K9 Deputy Jeremie Nix‘s can be seen on dashcam video rushing to the aid of Nechole Crowell’s infant son after he pulled behind her vehicle when Crowell waved the officer down in his cruiser.
According to the Daily Mail, on Wednesday the officer kneeled down to give little baby Kingston, CPR and commenced to implementing other live-saving measures. King was still not responding so the officer rushed the ailing baby boy to a nearby hospital.
Nix’s swift action is being hailed as contributing to saving Kingston’s life.
Crowell thanked Nix in a heartfelt Facebook post:
“Let me just say that yesterday GOD showed me just how real he was. My son KING was barely breathing, & fighting for his life. My sister & I noticed an officer sitting at a red light & we got his attention.
“With his fast thinking HE & GOD saved my son…. after his shift he and his beautiful wife came to shands just to see him again. His word to me was “Don’t you worry, i will not leave until i help save your son!,”‘ she wrote.
‘GOD had me in the right place because he knew you needed me… THANK YOU OFFICER JAY NIX FROM THE OCALA SHERIFFS OFFICE K-9 unit!!
‘I just wanted the world to know how great this officer is, & how GREAT GOD is…….. not all officers are bad, he’s one of many good guys ❤❤ KING & I WILL FOREVER APPRECIATE YOU.”
The Marion County Sheriff’s Office has been keeping the public updated after the heroic act captured the hearts of many.
“Deputy Nix delivered the child to medical personnel, who then began treating the child. We are happy to report that Baby Kingston is doing very well and doctors say he will make a full recovery!!,” the department’s YouTube page said.
“Doctors also said that because of K9 Deputy Nix’s actions, Baby Kingston is alive today. We are tremendously proud of Deputy Nix and we can already see that he and Baby Kingston will have a deep connection that will last a lifetime!!”