Harrowing video shows Atlanta police officer saving cyclist with CPR

A recent video showed an Atlanta police officer saving the life of a cyclist in distress with the use of CPR.

On Feb. 18, an officer identified as Officer Tulloch responded to a call regarding a male in medical distress.

Upon arrival, Tulloch called medical officials to the scene and assessed the situation.

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He noticed the man was struggling to breathe and eventually stopped breathing. Tulloch then began chest compressions on the man.

Tulloch paused to check for a pulse and communicate with the man to make sure he remained alert and conscious.

A short time later, Grady EMS and AFR arrived on the scene and took the lead.


The cyclist’s pulse was regained and stabilized once when he was transported to Grady.

Grady staff and APD both praised Tulloch for his life-saving efforts.

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