Carmen Ojeda

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.


Friends and family of Carmen and Michael Ojeda (center) rally for Briana's Law, a bill that would require annual NYPD CPR retraining. Briana Ojeda died shortly after a cop failed to administer CPR during an asthma attack.

City, NYPD Sued In Brooklyn Girl’s Asthma Death

The family of Briana Ojeda, 11, has filed suit against the city after an NYPD officer allegedly refused to administer CPR to their daughter, who later died at an area hospital.


Briana Ojeda, 11, died after suffering an asthma attack in Brooklyn. (credit: CBS 2)

Family Demands Justice After Brooklyn Girl’s Death

The parents of the 11-year-old Brooklyn girl who died August 27 following an asthmatic attack are pushing for new legislation that would mandate CPR training and recertification for NYPD officers.