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Boston Cop Honored for Saving Drowning Woman

December 24, 2012  | 

Screenshot via Boston Globe.
Screenshot via Boston Globe.

A Boston Police officer was honored today for jumping into the cold waters of Boston Harbor on Friday afternoon to save a woman.

At police headquarters, Officer Edward T. Norton received a commendation from Police Commissioner Edward F. Davis, along with a proclamation from Mayor Thomas M. Menino for his actions in the Fort Point Channel.

Just before 1 p.m., Norton, 40, one of the first officers on the scene, took off his shoes and gun belt before leaping over a banister and into the water near the Summer Street bridge.

Read the full Boston Globe story.

Tags: Boston PD, Awards and Honors, Officer Heroism


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DaveSAM5525G @ 12/26/2012 12:21 AM

Well done indeed...that water is extremely cold this time of year...

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