NJ Officer Crawls Across Partially Frozen Pond to Rescue Dog - NBC Southern California
National & International News
The day’s top national and international news

NJ Officer Crawls Across Partially Frozen Pond to Rescue Dog

    Winter Olympics PyeongChang 2018 Medal Count
    Country
    Total
    1
    Norway
    99826
    2
    Germany
    95418
    3
    Canada
    55616
    processing...

    NEWSLETTERS

    NJ Officer Rescues Dog Trapped in Frozen Pond

    A New Jersey police officer crawled across a partially frozen pond to save a dog that had fallen through the ice and couldn't crawl out. (Published Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2017)

    A New Jersey police officer crawled across a partially frozen pond to save a dog that had fallen through the ice and couldn't crawl out.

    The rescue was recorded by an officer's body camera Friday night. 

    Hopewell Officer Robert Voorhees fastened himself to a rope and made his way to the edge of the pond. The dog, named Nisel, swam toward the officer who grabbed her by the collar.

    Voorhees and the dog were then pulled to safety by other officers.

    The animal wasn't seriously injured. She warmed up and reunited with her owner, who repeatedly thanked and hugged the officer.