UK employees, student credited for helping save life of UK police officer


LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) — Three employees and a student are credited with helping save the life of a UK police officer.

Three full-time employees and a part-time student employee administered aid and another called 911 following Officer Alan Saylor’s collapse Thursday morning in the Student Center, where his office is located.

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Full-time employees Chip Carter, Walter Robinson and Matt Burns and student-employee Brandon King, immediately administered CPR on Saylor, who had suffered a heart attack. And Alex Rosenzweig was the Visitors Center student worker who called 911.  Saylor was taken to UK HealthCare Chandler Hospital where he is being treated and is now listed in good condition.

UK Police offers CPR training, and anyone wishing to obtain the training can contact UK Police at 859-257-8573.