Jul 10, 2024

KCPD officers save woman threatening to jump from building

Posted Jul 10, 2024 10:29 AM
Photo KCPD
Photo KCPD

KANSAS CITY —During the Independence holiday weekend, three officers helped save a woman's life, the Kansas City Police Department reported Tuesday.

For 30 minutes, they talked with a woman who was threatening to jump from a downtown building. The officers listened to her, relating with her until she agreed to let them help her to safety.

The KCPD recognized the officers, "well done, Sergeant Stephanie Chandler, Officer Joseph Wright and Officer Hayden Miller."  If you or someone you know is in crisis or emotional distress, there is help. You can call or text 988.