On September 17, 2020, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Officer Christian Becker was dispatched to a call concerning a suicidal teenage girl in East Charlotte. When Officer Becker arrived on the scene, he identified the victim, who had just jumped into a raging creek during a suicide attempt. Officer Becker immediately jumped into the water to save the young woman before getting her medical attention. Officer Becker’s heroic actions very likely saved her life.
A Superior Court Judge recently authorized the release of the associated body-worn camera video that captured the incident. For additional information about this case, please refer to the report # 20200917181800.