Cortland police officer returns after heart attack
CORTLAND — Cortland police officer Nicholas Mancini will return to duty on Monday after suffering a heart attack while on duty in September, according to an announcement by the police department.
Mancini suffered a heart attack while on duty and crashed his police cruiser on state Route 5 near McDonald’s and Circle K.
“I feel extremely blessed to be back at work protecting the citizens of Cortland,” Mancini said in a release Friday. “Once again, my family and I would like to extend a heartfelt thank you for all the prayers, kind words and community support that no doubt helped me throughout my recovery.”