Orange County (FL) Sheriff’s Deputy Jamie Hoffman talked a man off a ledge on Interstate 4 over the weekend, according to the Orlando Sentinel.

The agency posted an image to Twitter with the caption, “OCSO Sgt Jamie Hoffman talking a man off of a ledge on the I-4 overpass above Rio Grande Ave/33rd Street. The Sgt built a rapport with him and gained his trust to come off of the ledge. The man was taken away for help. Sgt Hoffman and responding deputies, making a difference.”

According to a sheriff’s spokesman, it took about 20 minutes of conversation to talk the man down.

 

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