SAPD airport officer reflects on his own near-death experience after Damar Hamlin’s sudden cardiac arrest
As Buffalo Bills safety Damar Hamlin remains in critical condition after collapsing on the field Monday night, an SAPD airport officer is reflecting on the time he survived his own sudden cardiac arrest.
Police chief who suffered a heart attack was dead for 15 minutes before nurse revived him
SAN ANTONIO – Medina ISD Police Chief Abel Devora was working a track meet on February 28, thinking it would be a nice turnout on a nice day. Amy Phillippe, an ER nurse, was attending the track meet with her kids at the time of the incident. Devora’s 12-year-old daughter was nearby at the track meet. “His heart started beating again. Phillippe says people should learn basic CPR and learn how to use an AED.