The pair, with just a few years experience between them, knew exactly what to do when the victim fainted and nearly died on the platform.
Officers Amanda Phillips and Pen Zhu are quick to tell you they’re not heroes, but they credit quick thinking and staying cool under pressure.
“I’m just doing my job,” Officer Phillips said. “I would want anybody to do that for anyone.”
The officers, assigned to the Transit Bureau, were on post patrol at the Lafayette Avenue station on the C line around 5 p.m. Thursday.
“I have to imagine that it’s one of my family members lying on the floor and hope that someone can save her as soon as possible,” Officer Zhu said.
Read more about these hero officers from WABC7 [HERE].