Hillsdale, New York
Hard news
12 March 2015 03:10PM
Vince Pecoraro

On Friday, three members of the New York State Police, Troop K, were recognized by the American Legion for acts of valor and heroism.

Trooper David G. Rose, SP Kinderhook, was awarded the Medal of Valor for actions he took to disarm a distraught veteran in New Lebanon in July 2013. After successfully engaging the despondent, non-communicative person in dialog about his military service, Rose convinced the young man to release the shotgun he was threatening to harm himself with.

Link to full story: http://www.columbiagreenemedia.com/chatham_courier/news/article_7d33e614-c80f-11e4-8ebc-23bb5653d54e.html

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