NEW YORK (AP) - The NYPD has released video of four rooftop rescues on Staten Island where some residents were trapped due to rising waters.
In one video an officer is lowered on a line to a rooftop where a person is lying. The officer huddles over the victim, who eventually sits up. A basket is lowered and the person is pulled up to the helicopter.
In all, five adults and one child were removed to safety.
Police said the helicopter rescues were performed on Tuesday by Helicopter 23. It's named after the 23 New York City police officers who were killed on Sept. 11, 2001. The videos were released on the department's YouTube channel Wednesday.
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