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4-year-old helps save mom's life

Posted at 7:23 AM, Dec 19, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-20 08:03:32-05

FRANKLIN, NJ-- Four-year-old Isla Glaser wore a proud smile and a badge as she was named an honorary junior officer with the Franklin Police Department.

She was also given a certificate for bravery for making a 911 call.

Her mom Haley had just passed out and dropped to the floor after suffering from a type of bacterial infection.

Little Isla knew to grab the cell phone and call 911. She even knew her address which she relayed to dispatchers Olivia Klein and Julie Kozo.

The fact that she knew her address and she knew exactly what to say really helped us render aid as quick as possible," Kozo said.

Isla wasn't alone. She was just the oldest compared to her two-year-old sister and twin one-year-old brothers.

She stayed on the line with dispatch to make sure officer Mike Casey could get inside.

When he arrived she got a chair, she reached up, unlocked the door and got the three barking dogs out of the way.

"If it wasn't for her who knows what would've happened to her mother," said Casey.

"I know adults that can't handle this type of an incident with that much bravery, poise and distinction," said Franklin Township Lt. Phil Rizzo.

As for mom, she's thankful for everyone involved.

"I'm grateful that you were able to communicate with her in a way that truly saved my life. I'm grateful to everyone here," Haley Glaser said.