The New York City Police Department (NYPD) has released the footage of the man who they rescued from committing suicide by jumping from the Triborough Bridge, also known as the Robert F. Kennedy Bridge, in Manhattan.
The 31-year-old unidentified man reportedly lost consciousness and laid down when the officer tackled him. CPR was performed and he was then taken to hospital.
Watch video below:
WATCH: Fantastic job by @NYPDSpecialops for using their training in crisis communication and team tactics to save man who was threatening to jump from the RFK Bridge in #Manhattan#NYPDprotecting.
If you’re in a crisis reach out to @CrisisTextLine@800273TALK. pic.twitter.com/3DE6gttjSc
— NYPD NEWS (@NYPDnews) March 26, 2018