A Warrick County Sergeant has received a special award Tuesday after officials said his quick thinking saved a young boy's life.
It all started one evening last week when a mom and her two-year-old son were waiting in the lobby at the sheriff's office. The mother looked away for a brief second, turned back, and saw her son choking.
"These guys go out there and do stuff like this everyday. They put their life on the line, they do a lot of things that the public is not aware of. Not everyday are one of the deputies saving somebody's life like that, but it happens. It happens more often than the public is aware of and when it happens we like to recognize it," Sheriff Kruse said.
Sgt. Neff is a 19-year veteran with the Warrick County Sheriff's Office. Officials said that they're very proud of his heroic work.
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