Sergeant Opened Underwater Hatch To $500,000 Boat
A police sergeant is expected to face disciplinary action after opening the underwater hatch of a Port Authority patrol boat earlier this month, causing the boat to sink off the coast of Breezy Point, Queens.
The New York Post reports the unnamed sergeant's foolish move risked the lives of ten other officers on board the $500,000, 37-foot M-2 Moose Boat. The boat was equipped to defend JFK Airport against maritime terror attacks.
The sergeant reportedly opened the hatch at the advice of a civilian safety inspector.
He is expected to be reprimanded with a loss of vacation days. Read More...comments powered by Disqus