Rookie Cop Revives Collapsed Mother

On her second day on the job, Omaha police officer Leighanne Loges saved a life.

Early Thursday morning she was called out to an apartment complex near 90th and Maplewood Drive on a call of a missing child.

Fadmul Ahmud was getting her daughter ready for school when the kindergartner went missing.

Ahmud in fear, circled her apartment complex several times and then called police.

"Telling them, my daughter is missing, and I am running around and my heart was pumping real fast, and I tried to sit down but I couldn't, I fall all the way down and that is the last thing I remember," said Ahmud.

Ahmud collapsed to the ground right as Officer Loges came on scene.

Loges called in for a medic and then began doing CPR. She did ten compressions, and finally Ahmud gasped for breath.

Loges says she'll never forget her feeling of relief.

"Thank goodness, keep talking to me and EMS get here so they can check her out and make sure she's okay," said Officer Loges.

Ahmud was taken to Methodist Hospital and was later released.

Her daughter police later found out was safe. It turns out a relative had taken the girl to school.


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