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Pinellas Deputy Savetz Honored For His Heroic Actions

Deputy Savetz receives recognition for his heroic actions on April 6, 2014
Deputy Savetz receives recognition for his heroic actions on April 6, 2014

Pinellas Deputy Savetz Honored For His Heroic Actions

July 27, 2014

Deputy Troy Savetz was one of the first to arrive atop the Bay Pines Bridge the morning of April 6, 2014.  Multiple phone calls were received reporting a suicidal subject that was standing on the railing of the Bridge.  Deputy Savetz utilized both his Military and Sheriff’s Office training to bring the situation to a safe conclusion.

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For his actions, he was honored by the Heart Strings For Heroes Foundation
during the 2014 Patriot Ride held at Ker’s Winghouse in Largo, Florida.

  • The original article from April 6, 2014 can be found HERE
  • Dramatic audio recording and a similar incident from the Skyway Bridge on October 7, 2013 involving  PCSO K-9 Deputy Anthony LoRusso can be found HERE

Video Interview with Deputy Savetz and Wade Sabourin

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