POLK CO., GA – Six inmates jumped into action to help save an officer who passed out during a work detail last week.
On June 12, a group of inmates were maintaining the lawns at a local graveyard, when an officer who was working security for the Polk County Sheriff’s Office work detail passed out. That morning the humidity was at 100% and it was 76 degrees outside.
The officer, who asked not to be identified, collapsed. 
Six of the inmates who were there worked together to help the officer. They opened the officer’s shirt, and removed his gun belt and bulletproof vest so that they could perform CPR.  One inmate grabbed the officer’s phone and dialed 911. 
One of the inmates said the officer was unconscious for a minute and wasn’t really breathing. “When he started breathing, it was just real heavy and real fast,” said Greg Williams.
EMS eventually arrived to the scene and …
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