From left to right: Officer Ralph Liquori, Officer Sean Flannelly and Chief Michael Cioffi of the Englewood Cliffs Police Department
On Sunday October 19th at approximately 10:13 AM, Officer Ralph Liquori was sent to Van Nostrand Avenue in Englewood Cliffs to assist Officer Sean Flannelly of the Englewood Cliffs Police Department with a Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), in progress on an unresponsive male. The Englewood Cliffs Police Department requested the mutual aid assistance of the Fort Lee Police Department due to several of their officers being committed to an accident investigation in their borough.
Officers Ralph Liquori and Sean Flannelly conducted chest compressions and rescue breathing before turning the patient over to paramedics from Englewood Hospital. The patient survived the episode, and is currently recovering at an area hospital. On November 12th, Englewood Cliffs Police Chief Michael Cioffi presented PO Liquori and PO Flannelly with an award for life saving. PO Liquori has been a Fort Lee police officer since 2005, and currently he is assigned to the department’s Emergency Services Unit.
On Tuesday October 28th, the Fort Lee Police Department once again conducted a Cops in the Crosswalk detail utulizing decoy officers. The results of the detail:
52 motor vehicle summonses issued:
19 Failure to Yield to a Pedestrian
4 Failure to Wear a Seatbelt
28 Other Motor Vehicle Violations
Around the Halloween holiday in order to promote safety for our children; the Fort Lee Police Department will be conducting a Cops in the Crosswalk program utilizing a decoy officer crossing the street. The goal of this program is to gain compliance from the motoring public to ensure the safety of pedestrians crossing the street.