The 100 Precinct Community Council met this week at the Knights of Columbus Hall and awarded police officers Ryan Pretty and Joseph Rojas with the August cop of the month award. They were recognized for their role in rescuing a woman and her pets at the peak of Hurricane Irene when her home began to flood.
Participants and volunteers from this summer’s 100 Precinct Youth Council volleyball league were given participation awards. The league was held every week on the beach providing free volleyball games and instruction for kids of all ages.
Transit District 23 also awarded Police Officer Dessmond Bodon with an award for his role in the arrest of a thief aboard the A train who was robbed several people while they were asleep on the train.