The shocking video shows officer Sergei Batalko grab the child before the car collides with them on March 2, in the city of Vitebsk, Belarus, protecting a child as they are hit by a car.
Captured on another vehicle's dashcam, the pair can be seen crossing a road. As they do so, a vehicle appears in the left of the video and veers right - in front of the other car.
The police officer child are then hit by the car and are knocked backward.
The officer suffered a bruised leg but the child was unharmed, according to a statement from the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Republic of Belarus.