Woman thanks NYPD officer from LI for saving her life 16 years ago

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An NYPD officer from Bellmore reunited with the woman whose life he saved 16 years ago.

Detective Carlos Santos saw a man carrying an unconscious little girl screaming for help.

Sofhia Cochegrus was 4 years old at the time and was choking on a piece of gum.

Santos performed the Heimlich maneuver and saved her life.

Sofhia studies criminal justice now and hopes to one day join the NYPD.

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