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St. Paul Chief Helps Save Woman's Life

10 days ago   |   By CBS

ST. PAUL, Minn. - St. Paul's police chief is receiving praise for his part in saving a woman's life this week.
Chief Todd Axtell assisted two officers who came to the aid of a woman sitting on the edge of a bridge Tuesday.
A city camera perched above the scene captured video of the moment the police chief grabbed the suicidal woman, and then attempted to console her.
On Wednesday, Chief Axtell told our Angela Davis why this moment captures the importance of mental health training for officers. At a memorial service honoring the 32 St. Paul Police officers who've lost their lives in the...
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