Islington Tribune: Royal Humane Society award for policeman, who’s quick thinking saved life of man

Posted on 6 July, 2012


Islington Tribune

A POLICEMAN’S quick thinking when a man collapsed in Holloway has been recognised with a national award.

Sergeant Mick Jackson’s fast reactions saved a man’s life after his heart stopped twice in Holloway Road in July, 2010.

He was presented with a Royal Humane Society award for his actions at an awards ceremony at British Medical Association House, Tavistock Square, on Friday.

Sgt Jackson, 47, said: “It was really nice to be recognised for something worthwhile, I’m really chuffed.”

The British Transport Police (BTP) officer was leaving Highbury Corner Magistrates’ Court when the 51-year-old man collapsed in front of him. Read more here…

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