Greenwich, CT, Police Honored for Rescue

Greenwich Police Boat 125, a 31ft aluminum hull vessel with a hybrid airfoam collar, powered by twin 250 hp outboard engines. Photo/Greewich Police The Greenwich Police Department is honoring three service members as officers of the month for their heroic actions in saving a group of fishermen stranded off the coast of Rye, New York, in October 2011.

Sgt. James Bonney and marine officers Josh Repik and Francesco DiPietro responded October 13 to a request from the Rye Police Department, using a Greenwich police boat to assist in the rescue of 2 men and a woman stranded in a rising tide on a rock approximately 50 yards off shore. Despite a stiff easterly wind that caused large swells to crash over the rock, the officers were able to get all 3 to safety.

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