PLAINVILLE — Chief James Floyd is pleased to announce that Plainville Police Department recognized numerous members during a ceremony at the Plainville Select Board Meeting on Monday.
On Monday, Oct. 24, the Plainville Police Department awarded an officer with the agency’s life-saving award and introduced two new officers during the Select Board meeting.
Officer Jakob Davidson received the Plainville Police Department’s Life-Saving Award following his response to a medical incident.
On Thursday, June 16, 2022, the Plainville Police received a 911 call reporting that a 69-year-old male had collapsed and struck his head on concrete stairs. Davidson was the first officer at the scene and found the man unconscious on the stairs breathing abnormally.
Utilizing his skills and expertise, Davidson immediately began CPR and notified dispatch that CPR was in progress. He continued life-saving measures until Plainville EMS arrived on the scene to transport the patient to Sturdy Hospital in Attleboro.
Physicians at the hospital and Plainville EMS confirmed that the quick and effective
actions by Officer Davidson saved this man’s life.
“While responding to this call, Officer Davidson immediately jumped into action while relying on his skills and training as a first response to ensure this man would live to see another day,” Chief Floyd said. “His quick actions, under extremely adverse conditions, bring credit upon himself, his family and the Plainville Police Department and he’s extremely deserving of this recognition and more by the citizens of the Town of Plainville.”
Introduction of Officers
Officers David Lowe and Lindsey Santos were introduced to the community during the meeting as well.
Officer Lowe joined the departmentthis September, having served in the North Attleboro Police Department since January 2007. Officer Lowe is a U.S. Air Force veteran, serving as a Law Enforcement Desk Sergeant in Turkey.
Officer Santos will be transferred from the Fall River Police Department to Plainville on Nov. 13. Before becoming a police officer, Officer Santos worked as an EMT for Access Ambulance and Alert Ambulance Service, Inc. She also volunteered for the Swansea Ambulance Corps. She received an associate’s degree in criminal justice from Bristol Community College and attended the Randolph Police Academy, where she was the recipient of an academic award.
“Our new facility, supportive community, competitive salary, and benefit schedules assist us in recruiting academy-trained and experienced officers. The addition of Officers Lowe and Santos to our ranks is a testament to this. We are pleased to officially welcome them to our community and I look forward to watching them grow as law enforcement professionals in our department,” Chief Floyd said.