KC Hero Cop Pulls Suicidal Jumper From Bridge

All in a day's work for this modest sergeant

Kansas City Officer: Bridge Rescue Happened Too Fast to ThinkKMBC News Live

You never know what the night will bring. Sgt. Steven Griswold, a police officer in southeast Kansas City thought he was responding to a disabled motorist call on Saturday night. But when he arrived on the bridge at 3 Trails Crossing, he had no time to think. Just enough to grab and save the driver from toppling to a 60-foot plunge.

"I came. He jumped. I caught him. Done. We got him the help he needed," said the self-effacing police sergeant.

The fast-acting sergeant said there wasn't really time to do anything except react.

"I guess I was in the right place at the right time," he told a reporter from KMBC-TV in Kansas City. "You just never know what you're going to get."

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