Breonna Taylor Dedicated Her Life To Helping Others Live Theirs

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Breonna Taylor, a 26-year-old EMT worker in Louisville, Kentucky, who dedicated her life to helping others live was shot and killed by police in March when officers executed a search warrant at her home.

Taylor, who family and friends describe her as kind, hardworking and honest, had worked at two area hospitals and aspired to further her career in health care.

As an EMT, she responded to 911 calls for emergency medical assistance, such as cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) or bandaging a wound. She also assessed patient’s conditions and determined various courses of treatment. She provided first-aid treatment and life support care to sick or injured patients.