VIDEO: The amazing story of citizens and law enforcement working together to save a girl’s life in Sacramento

This got my attention in part because the man you’ll see in the first couple of minutes, Daniel Glaze, is the father of one of my friends. He’s a humble, unassuming man who just happened to be riding his bike along the way when someone screamed out and asked if he knew CPR. He did. And soon he was desperately working to save the life of a 14-year-old girl who gave no indication of any life left in her.

But that wasn’t the end of the story:

There’s so much to love about this. You love the sense of duty shown by everyone from Mr. Glaze to the deputies and the EMTs, all for a girl they didn’t know and had nothing to do with. You love how the officers acknowledged God when they visited with her late. You love the fact that you’ve got a Christian man coming to the aid of a young Muslim girl, and no one being concerned about that because why would you be?

I’m a big supporter of law enforcement, as you know, and so much of that is because of how much these men and women genuinely care about their communities and the people who live in them. Every life matters to them, and they’ll spring into action at a moment’s notice if someone is in jeopardy. Yes it’s their job, but you can tell when it’s also really in a person’s heart.

Well done, Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department and everyone involved with this. This is how people should be.

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