Manatee County Sheriff’s Office top employee helps distraught pregnant woman through crisis

Kristin Moore has been named Employee of the Month for June by the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office.

Dispatch received a call Jan. 15 from a pregnant woman threatening suicide who had previously cut herself. The woman was extremely distraught and depressed.

Moore established a rapport with the woman and was able to calm her down after about 20 minutes and helped her realize she had a lot to live for, including her unborn child.

Moore stayed on the phone with the woman until deputies arrived reassuring her help was on the way and she would be OK.

Herald staff report