5 officers awarded after saving man's life

5 officers awarded after saving man's life
Five officers in Madison, Indiana save a man from jumping off a bridge.
Five officers in Madison, Indiana save a man from jumping off a bridge. (Source: Jeffersonville Sheriff's Office)
Five officers in Madison, Indiana save a man from jumping off a bridge. (Source: Jeffersonville Sheriff's Office)

MADISON, IN (WAVE) - Several officers are being given medals of valor for helping save a man's life.

Officers from the Jefferson County, Indiana Sheriff's department and Madison Police responded when a man high on methamphetamine was threatening to jump from the Madison Milton Bridge May 4.

A video taken by the Madison police shows officers grab him and pull him back to safety.

Deputies Keith Hartman, Ben Flint, and Linton Spry along with Madison Police Chief Jeremy Perkins, and Major Ben McKay were awarded the medals during a ceremony Friday. 
    
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Jefferson County Sheriff John Wallace says it's an example of the tireless job these officers are doing to protect the community.

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