This March the 1st Precinct honored their officers who were presented with the Cop of the Month award for outstanding service in 2011.
Chief McNamara from Manhattan South, Commanding Officer Deputy Inspector Edward Winski, the 1st Precinct Community Council President Anthony Notaro and the honor guard from the NYPD presented the awards.
Some officers saved lives, others arrested serial burglars or helped robbery victims. The men and women of the 1st Precinct work hard day in day out to keep the 1st Precinct safe and free of crime. Here are some of the men and women and their stories.
To read more check out the link to our new Cop of the Month page
One story below:
ARREST OF A THREE TIME BANK ROBBER by Sgt. Stacey Gustafson & PO Douglas Lopez
After 2 consecutive bank robberies at the same location the prior 2 days, Sgt. Stacey Gustafson & PO Douglas Lopez were doing directed patrol at the bank on Gold St. During their second visit, they noticed a male exiting the bank matching the photo that was taken during the prior robberies. As the officers approached the individual, he began to flee and was apprehended without incident. The perpetrator did in fact rob the bank on that day as well and was arrested for robbery.
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