Local CBP officer gets prestigious honor

Buffalo

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB)–A U.S. Customs and Border Protection Officer from Buffalo is being honored for saving a child’s life.

Officer Stacey McIsaac performed CPR and the Heimlich maneuver on the boy while he was choking on food.

It happened at a holding facility in Donna, Texas last August. Today, she was awarded the CBP commissioner’s humanitarian award.

It’s given to people who demonstrate compassion and help others in extreme circumstances.

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