(CBS) — Lately, police dashcam video has not always shown officers in a positive light.

But CBS 2’s Jim Williams reports, one video from last Thursday tells a different story.

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On Higgins Road near Illinois Route 53, a baby’s life was saved.

Dashcam video shows Schaumburg Police Officer Bryan Poradizisz running out of his squad car, to the side of the road. He was rushing to the aid of 18-month-old Aureliana Colon. The girl stopped breathing, as her distraught grandmother sobbed.

“There were no vital signs at all,” Schaumburg Police Lt. Shawn Green said Monday.

A second officer, Kevin O’Connor, arrived. Together, he and Poradizisz performed the Heimlich maneuver and then CPR on the child.

What’s fortunate is that Poradizisz has had EMT training.

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It appeared mucus or vomit was choking Aureliana, so the officer cleared her throat.

Moments later, paramedics drove up and took her to the hospital, where she made a full recovery.

The dashcam video of the incident made veteran officers cry.

“For those of us who have children, especially, I can admit it, I teared up,” Green said. “It was amazing to see the response these guys had — didn’t even flinch.”

The two heroic and modest officers did not wish to be interviewed, and the baby’s grandmother did not want to talk on camera.

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Sonya Melendez said by phone the officers were “amazing” and “something out of a movie” and she is grateful for their efforts.