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APD officers honored for heroism

Posted: Friday, Oct 18th, 2013

During the October 16 Alamosa city council meeting, Alamosa Police Lieutenant Duane Oakes, far right, recognizes from left Daniel Jimenez, Brian Cooper and Kenny Anderson for their life-saving efforts performed on March 19. Jimenez now works in Denver, and Officer Cooper and Corporal Anderson remain on the Alamosa police force.

ALAMOSA In the course of performing their duties on March 19, three Alamosa Police Department officers became heroes.

Officers Brian Cooper, Daniel Jimenez and Corporal Kenny Anderson responded to an emergency call of a 27-year-old female who was unresponsive and not breathing at 1415 Ross Avenue. The officers found the woman lying on the bedroom floor. She was not breathing and had no pulse.

The three performed CPR. After two cycles, the officers discovered a pulse, but the woman was still not breathing. They continued to perform resuscitative breathing until the EMS arrived. Shortly afterward the lady began to breathe on her own.

For the complete article see the 10-19-2013 issue.

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