Photos Courtesy Secaucus Police Dept.

Eleven days ago. 0n December 16, 2023 just past 10 am, Secaucus Police Chief Dennis Miller reports that the Department responded to the LA Fitness, located at 485 Harmon Meadow Boulevard, on a report of an unresponsive male, who was not breathing.  According to Chief Miller, bystander Juan Germosen, immediately began Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) on the man.   

When police arrived, Officer Christopher Boyko took over the CPR.   He was  assisted by Police Officer Jonathan Padron.  While performing CPR, Police Officer Justin Pardo utilized his Automated External Defibrillator (AED) and administered two “shocks” to the victim and a pulse was restored.  Chief Miller adds that Hudson Regional Hospital EMT’s and Jersey City Medical Center Paramedics both arrived and they took over the CPR process.   They  administered two additional “shocks” to the victim.  

The victim was taken to Hudson Regional Hospital where he was stabilized and then transferred to Hackensack University Medical Center for immediate cardiac care.

Chief Miller stated, “I am extremely proud of these officers and I commend their collaboration in performing these lifesaving measures and bringing this victim back to life.  I also want to praise Hudson Regional Hospital EMS and Jersey City Medical Center’s Paramedics for their ongoing commitment to the safety of the residents of the Town of Secaucus.”