Secaucus Police Officers Nicholas Spangenberg and Kasey Kelly responded to a critical situation at the Hudson County Meadowview Campus, where they successfully resuscitated an unresponsive woman using CPR and an Automated External Defibrillator (AED).
The emergency call came in at 1:03 P.M. on November 6, 2023, reporting a female staff member at 595 County Avenue who was not breathing. Officers Spangenberg and Kelly arrived promptly to find the woman without a pulse. They immediately commenced CPR and utilized their AED to deliver a shock, which led to the restoration of the woman’s pulse.
Following the officers’ lifesaving measures, EMTs from Hudson Regional Hospital took over the care, providing an additional shock while transporting the victim to the hospital. The woman was later stabilized and moved to Englewood Hospital for specialized cardiac care. She is now reported to be in stable condition in the Cardiac Care Unit.
Chief Dennis Miller commended the officers for their determined efforts and effective use of their training and equipment. He also acknowledged the Hudson Regional Hospital EMS for their role in the woman’s recovery and their ongoing commitment to the community’s safety.
This incident highlights the critical impact of emergency response training and the importance of a well-coordinated effort between police and medical personnel in saving lives.