Three Elkhart County officers are being hailed for saving the live of an overdose victim.
On June 14th of last year, the victim as found unresponsive after overdosing at a fast food restaurant on Ash Road. Police were told beforehand that the man was harassing customers and under the influence of a drug.
Officers Jeremy Overmyer, Casey Polachek, and Anderw Miller arrived and found the man unresponsive, without a pulse, and turning blue. The officers’ CPR training and use of two narcan doses brought the victim back to consciousness.
A doctor at the Elkhart General Hospital said the officers’ efforts directly saved his life.
The three officers were honored with medals last week.