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State trooper saves man attempting to jump off bridge

State Trooper Saves Man Attempting to Jump Off Bridge

Maryland State Trooper Joshua Kim was driving down the Tydings Memorial Bridge in Cecil County, which crosses the Susquehanna River, when he noticed a potential jumper standing near the bridge railing on August 9th, 2014.



He quickly rushed out of his vehicle and went into action, saving the life of the man before any harm could be done.

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Franco August 13 2014 at 12:35 PM

Good save, trooper.

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Pat August 13 2014 at 2:54 PM

where are all the cop haters now???

yeah, they only come out in force when it's to SLAM law enforcement ... and yet they will be the first ones to CALL for HELP when they need their assistance in oh, say, a crime being committed against them or their property!

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PERFORATOR Pat August 13 2014 at 3:57 PM

"where are all the cop haters now???"

Well Pat, if you mean Eric Holder, Al Sharpton, and the naacp, they're kind of busy right now overseeing the looting and burning in another State.

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goodgrief61945 Pat August 13 2014 at 4:19 PM

State Trooper are the top of the class.

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phantastic1 August 13 2014 at 2:27 PM

Good job on the policeman's part. There is no evidence from the video that the person wanted to jump, but never take any chances. Some people in these forums are complaining that if someone wants to jump, they should be allowed to do so. These people are ignorant. Many people give up hope or have had a sudden trauma in their life and think the only recourse is to end it. But often after some help, they are very glad someone stepped in and they are still alive. If a person wants to die, they can take their life in private in a multitude of ways. But if you see someone doing an act such as this in public, ten to one, they are crying out for help. Always take the time to care... always.

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slloyd414 phantastic1 August 13 2014 at 3:04 PM

You think him putting his leg up over the barrier was no indication he was going to jump?

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Mike August 13 2014 at 2:19 PM

Are we sure the guy was trying to jump or was he just trying to get away from some sex crazed cop?

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Richard Mike August 13 2014 at 3:34 PM

My post above just justifies itself. You must be one of those liberals.

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belldon10 Mike August 13 2014 at 3:53 PM

Richard, give it a break, this has nothing to do with liberals or cons.

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msdaubie54 August 13 2014 at 1:27 PM

Way to go Trooper!!! Good job!!!

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juanmpuertas August 13 2014 at 2:02 PM

WE NEED MORE GOOD COPS LIKE THIS ONE . VERY GOOD TROOP.

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xercis66 August 13 2014 at 2:19 PM

if he wants to , let him die... a baby doesn'T HAVE A CHOICE WHEN THERE MOTHER WANTS TO MURDER IT... I DON'T SEE COPS TACKLING MOTHER'S FROM WALKING INTO AN ABORTION CLINIC. THAT BABY COULD GROW UP TO DO GREAT THINGS. THIS GUY IS GROWN... LET HIM JUMP

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Karissa August 13 2014 at 2:52 PM

Good save, even if the man was just putting himself in a potentially dangerous position for a photo as previous posters suggested - he was sitll putting himself at risk and the police officer did his job.

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area51gl August 13 2014 at 2:13 PM

Enough of the STUPID Commercials!! Might as well be watching TV!

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ofleck area51gl August 13 2014 at 2:22 PM

Gotta pay for your free internet somehow.....

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LL August 13 2014 at 7:02 PM

If you must die, (and some have plenty of reason to, and that's a fact) do so by volunteering your services in a dangerous environment that's helping out others, some place, and die a hero - but never as a quitter, because then you lose all hope of ever after, and how does this make sense ?....

And it doesn't matter if you "believe" in the hereafter, because a man with even half a brain would cover that base, (just in case..) - not to mention the fact that if those who have succeeded in ending their own lives would get the opportunity to be dug up out of their graves now, and life return unto them; and were informed that whatever brought them to their decision originally is now 100 times worse,... and they were given the choice of going back into that hole in the ground, or a good fight for another of life's rounds, I truly believe they would take the challenge up again - as evidence shows that most "attempted" suicides were relieved that they didn't suceed !!!

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