Senator Cunningham Honors 2 Jersey City Police Officers Who Saved a Month Old Baby Dropped From a. Balcony

Earlier today, 31st District State Senator Sandra Cunningham honored Jersey City Police  Officers Eduardo Matute and Joseph Casey, who heroically and safely caught a 1-month old baby after the infant was dropped from a 2nd floor balcony at a Rose Avenue building.

Officer Matute kept the child from injury after tense negotiations took place between police and an unidentified man broke down, resulting in the suspect dropping the baby from the balcony.  The incident took place on Saturday, September 18, 2021.

At the time Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez stated, “Kudos to the JCPD and all the officers involved for their heroics and for bringing a safe conclusion to this dangerous situation,”