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Morris Township police officers help deliver baby girl

MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ (Morris County) – Two Morris Township police officers helped deliver a baby girl early Sunday morning.

Sgt. Kyle Laauwe and Ptl. Saul Gutierrez helped deliver the baby when mom went into labor at her home on Tikvah Way. She was officially born at 12:22 a.m.

“At this time, mom and dad were still deciding on a name for their beautiful baby girl,” Morris Township Police Chief Mark DiCarlo said.

(Photo: Courtesy Morris Township Police Department)

Sgt. Laauwe is a trained Emergency Medical Technician and a former member of the Department’s Emergency Services Unit. Ptl. Gutierrez is new to the department, however has been involved in several emergency calls since his hire in July, 2018. Sgt. Laauwe helped deliver a baby in Morris Township in September of 2017, DiCarlo said.

“I am continuously impressed by the actions of my officers every day. I thank them for their commitment and dedication to the community,” DiCarlo said.

Morris Township officers were assisted by the Morris Minute Men First Aid Squad, the Atlantic Health MICU and the Morris County Communications Center.

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By: Jay Edwards Follow on Twitter | Like on Facebook