A Westampton, N.J., police officer is being credited with saving a man's life, after township police said Thursday Ptl. Andrew Einstein performed life-saving CPR on a man in cardiac arrest on May 7.
In a post to their Facebook page, police said Einstein was the first to arrive at a home in the Rolling Hills development around 11 p.m. Einstein, a certified EMT, immediately got to work performing CPR until medical professionals arrived. Following a shock from an automated external defibrillator, the man's pulse was revived and he was transported to Virtua Memorial Hospital in Mt. Holly. The man survived, NJ.com reports.
"Ptl. Einstein is certified as an EMT and is a dedicated officer, however he is passionate when responding to medical emergencies. On this date Ptl. Einstein used his skills and training to save a life," police wrote.