Bodycam of Cop Save Drowning 4 yo with Autism (Multi Bodycam Rescues)

By Brian Lisi, Daily News

A police officer just so happened to be driving by a pond when he saw a small child drop into the water, the cop’s bodycam recording the entire incident.

“It definitely would have been a drowning if I would have been 30 seconds to a minute later,” Topeka Police Department officer Aaron Bulmer told the Topeka Capital-Journal.

(The Topeka Police Department released a body cam footage of the officer who jumped into a pond Monday to save an autistic 4-year-old child. Courtesy of Video Leak Police and YouTube)

“That kid would have drowned. He was flailing his arms and his head was fully submerged — you can actually see that on the video.”

Bulmer had been called to investigate an armed robbery when he first noticed the 4-year-old wandering around the park alone Sunday morning.

Minutes later he noticed the boy disappear from sight.

(See More. Body camera footage shows the rescue of baby Lily Groesbeck from a partially submerged car following a car crash. Courtesy of ABC News and YouTube)

“I believe that God put me into that situation,” said Bulmer. “He allowed me to be in the right place at the right time.”

When the officer approached the water, he could see the child going under.

Bulmer dove in instantly and pulled the boy to him.

Assisting in the rescue was a passerby who rushed over and took the 4-year-old from the officer while a girl wrapped the soaked youngster in her hoodie.

(See More. Bodycam catches moment DC police pull man from burning car. Courtesy of Launchpad Screeners and YouTube)

“I believe that he directed me away from the call I was on to make sure that I found that child. That’s really been hitting me today — that God put me in that situation,” Bulmer reiterated.

The boy, who has autism, was reunited with one of his parents who had been in the area searching for the child before an ambulance arrived to take him to the hospital.

According to ABC News, police have not offered an update on the boy’s condition.

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