September 19, 2022

Oxford Police Officer Saves Infant Choking, Unable To Breathe

Morgan Howard

Source: Oxford Police Department
The Oxford Police Department posted a video about one of their officers rushing to help a choking infant. She was able to dislodge the food stuck in the child’s mouth.
On Thursday, September 15th, the Oxford Police Department said they received a 911 about an infant not being able to breathe.
Officer Ortiz arrived quickly, took the child, and observed that it appeared to be choking. She flipped the child over and began lifesaving measures.
Police said she was able to dislodge whatever was stuck in the baby’s throat to help him breathe again.
The infant was taken to the hospital to be checked out and is doing well. Whatever was lodged in the baby’s throat was removed and he was able to breathe again.
The Oxford Police Department said,
“We are proud of how quickly our officers, especially Officer Ortiz on this day, respond and remain calm in the face of panic and uncertainty.”

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