NH Business

LAST THURSDAY, a despondent man was threatening to jump off the Piscataqua River Bridge. A police detective was credited with saving his life.

Using her training, Portsmouth Police Detective Rochelle Jones listened to the frustrations and heartaches that drove the young man to that moment, and eventually she persuaded him to climb a ladder to safety.

Mike Cote is senior editor for news and business. Contact him at mcote@unionleader.com or (603) 206-7724.

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