Officers To Be Recognized for Rescuing 18-Month-Old Baby

Fifth Precinct officers to be honored by Islip Town Board.

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Islip, NY - September 9, 2014 - Suffolk County Fifth Precinct Police Officers Christopher D'Amico and Joseph Cascone will be recognized by the Islip Town Board for rescuing a baby girl found floating in a family friend’s pool in Sayville.

Suffolk County Police Officers Christopher D'Amico and Joseph Cascone responded to Chester Road on July 22 after an 18-month-old girl was found unresponsive in an inground pool.  The officers performed CPR on the girl who then began to breath. The toddler was transported to Brookhaven Memorial Hospital Medical Center in East Patchogue and then transferred in serious condition to Stony Brook University Hospital.  Since the incident, the child’s condition has significantly improved and she is expected to make a full recovery.

Nine members of the Community Ambulance Company and a dispatcher from the Bayport Fire Department who were involved in the rescue efforts will also be honored.

The Islip Town Board will hold a recognition ceremony before its town meeting on September 9 at 2 p.m. at the Islip Town Hall Board Room, located at 655 Main St., Islip. 

When: Tuesday, September 9 at 2 p.m.

Where: Islip Town Hall, located at 655 Main Street, Islip

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