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Alfonso Mendez

Family and friends gather in Brooklyn to call on the NYPD to re-train and re-certify police officers in First Aid and CPR. (credit: Stan Brook, 1010 WINS)

Parents Of Briana Ojeda Call For NYPD Action Nearly 2 Years After Daughter’s Fatal Asthma Attack

Michael and Carmen Ojeda contend that police officer Alfonso Mendez refused to give their daughter CPR.

04/05/2012

Friends and family rallied in Brooklyn on Sunday for reform in NYPD CPR training after Briana Ojeda suffered a fatal asthma attack while a police officer failed to administer CPR.

NYC Couple Demands NYPD Reform After Cop Failed To Help

The Brooklyn parents whose daughter died of an asthma attack when a police officer failed to perform CPR are now mobilizing a movement to require officers to take action, and to be prosecuted if they don’t.

09/13/2010