Texas firefighter helps detain man struggling with police officer

A man came into the Public Safety Headquarters looking for assistance, and at some point, began struggling with an officer

By FireRescue1 Staff

SAN ANTONIO — A firefighter helped detain a man who began fighting with an officer in the department headquarters last week. 

The department wrote on Facebook that a man came into the lobby seeking assistance. At some point, for an unknown reason, the officer and man began struggling. 

Firefighter Justin Hill witnessed the confrontation and ran down from the second floor to help the officer subdue the man. 

The San Antonio Police Department presented Hill with a merit award Wednesday for helping the officer detain the subject.


An SAPD Officer answered a call in the lobby from a citizen. The officer and the person who had called began to struggle...

Posted by San Antonio Fire Department on Wednesday, August 9, 2017


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