The statement said inmates noticed that the deputy “felt poorly”, completing their security procedures at the housing unit.
The GCSO stated that when he returned to his seat at the deputy desk, the deputy lost consciousness and fell to the concrete floor, where he parted his head.
To see him, the prisoners in the locked rooms started throwing acid at his doors, and soon the whole unit was calling the unconscious deputy.
The deputy later stated that he did not realize that he had fainted, according to the statement, but rose to his fees to hear the noise and open the cell door, believing that it was an inmate who needed help.
The GCSO stated that they again lost consciousness and the prisoners rushed to provide assistance. The deputy survived and is recovering at home.
The GCSO thanked the inmates for using the opportunity to help the deputy.
“These prisoners came to their aid because our deputies, like most law enforcement officers, treat them with the respect they are entitled to. These prisoners had no obligation to assist the bleeding, vulnerable deputy. Provide, but they did not hesitate, ”the statement said. “Many have strong opinions about law enforcement officers and criminals, but this incident clearly demonstrates the potential goodness found in both.”