NYPD Harbor Patrol

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Police Rescue 2 Men After Kayak Overturns In Rockaway Inlet

Police rescued two fishermen from the Rockaway Inlet Monday afternoon, after their kayak flipped over.

06/16/2014

Capt. Aly Akl and Det. Robert  Brager were hoisted aboard the helicopter on Jan. 29, 2013. (credit: NYPD)

VIDEO: NYPD Air Rescue Saves Cargo Ship Pilot Near Verrazano Bridge

The Grey Shark, a 330-foot commercial cargo ship, was anchored between the Verrazano Bridge and the Staten Island Ferry Terminal Tuesday when its skipper had a heart attack, police said.

01/30/2013

Charlie the German shepherd

NYPD Harbor Officers Rescue Dog In Water More Than A Mile Out At Sea

Two NYPD harbor officers were credited Tuesday with rescuing a dog from drowning. The 8-month-old German shepherd ran off from his owners, into the Rockaway Inlet and drifted away for nearly an hour.

07/26/2011