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Union County Honors Elizabeth Police Officer Leonardo Nunes

Union County Freeholder Chairman Sergio Granados and Freeholder Angle G. Estrada present a resolution to Officer Leonardo Nunes of the Elizabeth Police Department honoring him for his heroic efforts to rescue and save the life of a young child after she had fallen into a swimming pool.

On August 26th, Officer Nunes arrived at a home where a 1-year old baby girl had fallen into a swimming pool. She had been underwater for about a minute before Officer Nunes rescued her and revived her using CPR. (Photo by Jim Lowney/County of Union)