Rockland County Sherriff’s Office participates in Water Rescue Training by U.S. Coast Guard
The Rockland County Sherriff’s Office participated Wednesday in a water rescue training which was conducted by the U.S. Coast Guard.
The training consisted of classroom instruction on search and rescue patterns, boarding and inspections, boating while intoxicated, and other maritime law enforcement procedures.
On-water exercises and operations were also conducted.
A helicopter from the United States Coast Guard (USCG) and rescue vessels from the Dutchess, Putnam, Rockland, and Ulster County Sheriff’s Offices were used for the exercises.
Participants included Rockland County Sheriff's Office, Ulster County Sheriff's Office, Orange County Sheriff's Office, Westchester County Police Department, New York State Police, NYS Department of Environmental Conservation Police, and U.S. Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod.
“Thank you to U.S. Coast Guard New York for facilitating the opportunity to work with all of our maritime law enforcement partners and get a better understanding of each other's capabilities,” the Dutchess County Sheriff’s Office posted after the event.