State Trooper Honored For Saving A Man From Burning Car While Off-Duty

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Investigator John Vescio
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HARRISON, N.Y. -- John Vescio, the New York State Police senior investigator who pulled an elderly from his wrecked car at a burning gas station in Harrison, will be honored at a special awards ceremony in Washington, D.C., after he was named August's Officer of the Month by the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund, according to a report by

The awards ceremony will be held in May 2015, and he will be honored along with this year's other Officer of the Month honorees, according to the report. 

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Good job Investigator John Vescio! I do hope that all police officers are like you. A man for others, very helpful and dedicated to serve others. The whole New York community is truly proud of you. All police officers should look up to him and make him as their role model.