February 17, 2012 - APPELLATE DIVISION - Plaintiff-Respondent, v. CITY OF PATERSON, a Municipality of the State of New Jersey,and JEFFERY J. JONES, as Mayor of the City of Paterson, - Defendants-Appellants. - February 17, 2012, Argued January 24, 2012 - Decided before Judges Payne, Reisner and Simonelli. On appeal from the Superior Court of New Jersey, Law Division, Passaic County, L-3319-11.
Paterson Firefighters Save Man: Where ever duty calls!
During the incident the New Jersey Pulse News, also attending the event, observed the firefighters trying to revive the man, who did not have a pulse. After several chest pumps and a defibrillator applying a direct electrical current to the heart,
one of the officers could be heard saying "we have a pulse."
This was a relief to several of the city clerks who could be seen praying for the man, one was in tears. Paramedics soon arrived and stabilized the man, and he was then taken to the hospital. The scene was supervised by Mayor Jeffery Jones, Sheriff Richard Berdnik and Police Director Glenn Brown. The man was said to be African American and in his mid-50's.
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