Police & Fire

Caldwell Police Sergeant Fred Arnold Remains in Critical Condition at Mountainside Hospital

Credits: Caldwell PD

UPDATED...6/6/14, 9:17 p.m....

CALDWELL, NJ - Sergeant Fred Arnold, a veteran Caldwell police officer, is currently still in critical condition at Mountainside Hospital in Montclair following a heart attack yesterday afternoon.

Sergeant Arnold was on duty driving a police vehicle when the cardiac incident occurred.  He managed to navigate the car and stop it without causing any significant damage to the vehicle.  He was found unconscious in the vehicle, and responding oficers removed him from the car and began life saving measures.

EDITOR'S NOTE: TAP into West Essex's thoughts and prayers are with Sgt. Arnold and his family. We hope for a full and speedy recovery.  In addition, we would like to commend the overwhelming cooperation by the multiple police agenices that assisted in the escort down Bloomfield Avenue.

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