What the Young Arrestee Did to the Police Officer Restored My Faith in Humanity

<p>In the wake of recent clashes between police officers and citizens, this story of an arrested teen brings great hope and comfort.&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>While Jamal Rutledge was being arrested, he stepped in to save Fort Lauderdale police officer Franklin Foulks, who collapsed while filing the paperwork for Rutledge.</p> <p>The arrested teen &ldquo;immediately began to kick the security fence and yell to alert officers in the area,&rdquo; a police statement reads.&nbsp;</p> <p>Other police officers noted Jamal's action and the situation was dealt with rather quickly. &nbsp;</p> <p>&ldquo;Broward Health Medical Staff noted that Rutledge&rsquo;s actions and the quick response of these officers were largely responsible for Officer Foulks surviving this medical episode,&rdquo; the release stated.</p> <p>Jamal's brave action was caught by the surveillance camera.&nbsp;</p> <p><span>He will be honored publicly on January 21 at the Fort Lauderdale Commission meeting alongside&nbsp;the three Fort Lauderdale Police Officers who saved Foulks' life.&nbsp;</span></p>