Mountain Village Police Officer recognized for life saving action

Words by Kathrine Warren / Community

Erika Moir saved a lifeOn Tuesday, July 9, 2019, Mountain Village Police Officer Erika Moir responded to a call for service that saved a life. A man was panicked because his infant son was not breathing.
Upon arrival, Officer Moir recognized that the infant’s airway needed to be cleared and she administered CPR. With her knowledge, skills and abilities, Officer Moir was able to get the infant breathing again and carry him to the arriving ambulance. Officer Moir continued to provide breathing support and monitor the infant until EMS transported to the Telluride Medical Center.
Officer Moir’s quick and calm actions were instrumental in saving this baby’s life.
She was thanked for her life-saving service at yesterday’s Mountain Village Town Council Meeting with Chief Chris Broady and Mayor Laila Benitez.