CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - A Sandusky police officer came to the quick rescue of a then 2-week-old baby who was not breathing by doing CPR and reviving him.
Sandusky Officer Evan Estep was credited with saving the life of the baby, who was born six weeks early, after responding to an emergency call on July 18.
Warning: The body camera video is graphic and may be disturbing to some to watch.
In the video, Estep calmly started doing CPR and reassured the mother after the baby gasped twice.
The Sandusky officer continued CPR until the fire department arrived and handed the infant over to paramedics.
Estep got the mother into the ambulance and then went to the hospital himself.
Estep was singled out on social media by Sandusky Chief of Police John Orzech for doing a great job.
Orzech credited the re-certification courses the police department takes at Firelands Medical Center for preparing his officers for tough calls like this one.
Officers with the Sandusky Police Department take re-certification courses for CPR every two years through Firelands Regional Medical Center.
Officers had a refresher course earlier this year.