July 5, 2015
RENO, NV - A Reno police officer is being hailed a hero, after talking a suicidal man down from a downtown casino Sunday night.
Reno police were called out to the Eldorado Casino around 10:30 pm because a man was sitting on a ledge, threatening to jump from the tenth floor.
Officer Allison Jenkins spent about an hour taking with the man, and was able to convince him not to jump.
The 26-year-old man, agreed to step back over the railing and get medical help.
Now, he'll undergo a mental evaluation.
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