Dix Hills, NY - December 2, 2015 - A Suffolk County Police officer assisted in the delivery of a baby girl in Dix Hills early this morning.
Officer Murray with delivered baby girl. Photo by SCPD.
Second Precinct Patrol Officer Joseph Ferro was on patrol and noticed a vehicle stopped on the side of the road on Deer Park Avenue, just south of Jericho Turnpike, at 2:08 a.m. Officer Ferro inquired whether assistance was needed and was told by the driver that his wife, 32, was in active labor. Officer Gerard Maxim responded, as well as Officer Jonathan Murray, who was operating patrol vehicle 221. Officer Murray assisted the mother in delivering a healthy baby girl at 2:21 a.m.
Officers Maxim and Murray responded to the seen to help with the delivery of the baby. Photo by SCPD.
The Dix Hills couple and their baby girl were transported via Huntington Community First Aid Squad to Huntington Hospital.