WATCH: Officer rescues dog trapped in frozen pond in New Jersey

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Wednesday, December 20, 2017
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Watch raw video from the Hopewell Township Police Department showing an officer rescue a dog that ended up in a frozen pond.

HOPEWELL TOWNSHIP, New Jersey -- A heartwarming rescue was caught on camera, after a dog tumbled into a frigid pond in New Jersey.

An officer from Hopewell Township tied a rope around his waist and crawled out onto the ice to pull the dog -- named "Nisel" -- out of the water.

When the officer called the dog's name, Nisel began to swim toward him.

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When she got close enough, the officer pulled Nisel out by her collar.

She's now safe and warm tonight, back at home with her grateful family.