Excerpted from The Detroit News

Sterling Heights Police Officer Cameron Maciejewski saved the life of a 3-week-old girl who stopped breathing July 9, according to The Detroit News article.

Officer Maciejewski was the first to arrive at the home on the 36000 block of Waltham Drive. He spoke calmly to family members while he took the baby in his arms to assess the infant's condition. The officer quickly administered back thrusts, clearing the baby's airway before other officers and emergency personnel arrived on the scene to assist.

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