Deputy Receives Life Saving Award
On January 7th, 2020, Sheriff Rodney Wright presented Saline County Sheriff's Office (SCSO) Detention Officer Chris Gentry with the SCSO Lifesaving Award. Deputy Gentry, who is assigned to the SCSO Detention Facility, recently came into contact with an inmate that stopped breathing and was unresponsive. Deputy Gentry immediately began lifesaving measures, including CPR and utilization of the Automated External Defibrillator, until medical personnel could arrive on scene and transport the inmate to the Saline Memorial Hospital.
As a result of his quick actions, the inmate in question was expected to make a complete recovery.