Heartwarming thanks to officers who saved a woman’s life

Brave officers from the Metropolitan police service have been thanked for their acts in saving a suicidal woman after talking her down from the roof of a multi-storey car park in Kingston.

The call came in on Sunday 2nd April at 6.19pm and officers sent to the location were able to help the woman to a place of safety, she has since sent a touching thank you card to those involved.

In her message she said: “This is for everyone who assisted in my safe removal from the car park roof on Sunday, April 2. I owe you my life. This has been a massive wake up call. I have now been alcohol free ten days and intend to be for the rest of my life. Thank you for that second chance by your quick-thinking and professionalism.

"A special thanks to PC Knowles (I believe that’s his name) who talked to me and kept me as calm as possible throughout the whole process. I can’t thank you all enough!”PC Sebastian Ellis of Kingston Police said: “It’s great, a lot of the time we don’t expect a thank you, we are just doing a job. To

The Metropolitan Police are locating the officers involved so they can be thanked personally.

PC Sebastian Ellis of Kingston Police said: “It’s great, a lot of the time we don’t expect a thank you, we are just doing a job. To us it’s just a call and we do our best at each call but for someone to take the time and write to us and to say how the course of their life has changed, it really sort of hits home. It’s just a lovely thing. It’s like a pat on the back.”

 

Source: Evening Standard