‘Equipped To Act Immediately’: Allegheny Co. Sheriff’s Office Gets 20 New AEDs Thanks To Donation

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Coming soon to Allegheny County Sheriff’s deputy patrol cars, new automatic external defibrillators.

On Thursday morning, Allegheny County Sheriff Bill Mullen thanked UPMC for the donation to cover the cost of 20 new AEDs.

Mullen recalled the time 12 years ago, when his heart stopped after a game of basketball.

“I was done playing and I just dropped,” said Mullen. “I passed out. There were two police officers there who kept me alive with until the first responders responded.”