Time off for good behavior indeed.
Six convicts are getting their sentences shortened after saving a guard who collapsed on duty last Monday in Polk County, Georgia.
The deputy, who wished to remain anonymous, collapsed during a work detail at a local cemetery with six inmates who he’d grown to know well from working alongside for seven hours a day, five days a week, reported NBC Atlanta affiliate WXIA.
“I started coughing spells, and every time I got those, I’d get hotter,” the deputy told the station. “It was just harder to keep up… I just finally went down after a couple of minutes doing that.”
As soon as the officer dropped, the six inmates he was overseeing came to his aid. They removed the officer’s outer bulletproof vest to help cool him off and took his phone to call 911, according to a statement …