FREE e-Newsletter
Important News - Hot Topics
Get them Now!

Top News

Chicago Cop Saves Infant

July 30, 2012  | 

A Chicago Police officer is being lauded for saving a 21-month-old boy on the Skyway Saturday by performing cardiopulmonary resuscitation after the infant stopped breathing.

Officer Edward Paukula has served with the agency for 17 years, according to an agency news release.

The baby was in the backseat of a vehicle traveling on the Skyway near 89th Street at 12:24 p.m. when family members noticed that the child was not breathing. The baby's father waved down a passing police car.

Read other stories of officer heroism here.

Tags: Chicago PD, Officer Heroism, CPR


Comments (2)

Displaying 1 - 2 of 2

Martin @ 7/30/2012 5:29 PM

CPD rocks! Great officers! Underpaid & undestaffed & they need a new top cop to lead them!

Morning Eagle @ 7/30/2012 11:35 PM

Right place at the right time and quick thiinking. Good job Officer Paukula.

Join the Discussion





POLICE Magazine does not tolerate comments that include profanity, personal attacks or antisocial behavior (such as "spamming" or "trolling"). This and other inappropriate content or material will be removed. We reserve the right to block any user who violates this, including removing all content posted by that user.

Other Recent News

Truck Driver Honored for Helping Trooper Subdue Violent Suspect
By the time Welker and the trainee began walking back to their tractor trailer, the...
Bratton Defends Failed NYPD Twitter Campaign
Most users instead dredged up the worst ­photos they could find, including from Occupy...
67 Years Later, Son Honors Fallen New York Officer
His father, also John Jarmacz, died in 1947 when he fell from a moving police wagon as he...
Florida Officer Shot During Traffic Stop
As Benson exited his vehicle, police say Goins pointed a gun out of the driver's side...
Video: Michigan Trooper's Dashcam Captures Deadly Head-On Crash
Michigan State Police say last Tuesday night, 29-year-old Jeremy Smeltzer was speeding the...

Get Your FREE Trial Issue and Win a Gift! Subscribe Today!
Yes! Please rush me my FREE TRIAL ISSUE of POLICE magazine and FREE Officer Survival Guide with tips and tactics to help me safely get out of 10 different situations.

Just fill in the form to the right and click the button to receive your FREE Trial Issue.

If POLICE does not satisfy you, just write "cancel" on the invoice and send it back. You'll pay nothing, and the FREE issue is yours to keep. If you enjoy POLICE, pay only $25 for a full one-year subscription (12 issues in all). Enjoy a savings of over 60% off the cover price!

Offer valid in US only. Outside U.S., click here.
It's easy! Just fill in the form below and click the red button to receive your FREE Trial Issue.
First Name:
Last Name:
Rank:
Agency:
Address:
City:
State:
  
Zip Code:
 
Country:
We respect your privacy. Please let us know if the address provided is your home, as your RANK / AGENCY will not be included on the mailing label.
E-mail Address:

Police Magazine