Hero Georgia Cop Saves 2 Lives in 1 Shift

During his Saturday night shift, Sgt. Nathan Ernst, of the Holly Springs Police Department, responded to a heroin overdose and later saved a bedridden woman from a burning home.
1:11 | 06/01/15

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Two lives were saved in one night by a one officer within two hours. You might say sergeant Nathan earned be Holly Springs police department in Georgia defines good policing. When we come police officers our job to help anybody in any. And that's exactly what he did Saturday when he responded to a report of an unconscious man. And he was unresponsive get some labored breathing. Some other signs were present that you've been experiencing an overdose. Sargent Ernst immediately administered nor can which reverses the effects of a heroin overdose. You just spray it you know into the natural. The 24 year old victim regains consciousness and transported to the hospital. But the ninth and then there nearly two hours later he seemed a disabled woman from a burning home. That's Colin man one worn in. All of a sudden I heard my mother's greatly. I had kind of ducked to go inside the house a lot of smoke inside a certain laws and myself were able to pick but surely opt in prosecutor so how's that boat mighty real. After working in law enforcement for over a decade Sargent Ernst leaves his fellow officers by example. And homeless. You know we. It's just this is all we do this is well this is what we love to do.

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