Police officers honored for heroic work

Posted: Updated:
ORANGE -

The Police Commissioners Association of Connecticut honored several officers for their heroic work.

The officers from Bethel, Stamford and Westport were recognized during an annual service dinner and banquet at the Grassy Hill County Club.

In total, eight were highlighted for their work, which includes saving residents from house and apartment fires and water rescues.

“It’s nothing out of the ordinary for what we do, I was just in a situation where I was able to help,” says Officer David Scinto, of the Westport Police Department. “Every one of the officers in our department would have done the exact same thing, so it’s not like I did something exceptional, I just happened to be in a situation and I was able to do something.”  

As part of the dinner, the top three graduates of the police academy were celebrated for their accomplishments.

  • Connecticut SlideshowsSlideshowsMore>>

  • Connecticut Birthday Smiles

    Connecticut Birthday Smiles

    Is your or a loved one's birthday coming up? Let us know! Send us your photos and you could end up on air and News12.com!Is your or a loved one's birthday coming up? Let us know! Send us your photos and you could end up on air and News12.com!

    It's a celebration! Is your or a loved one's birthday coming up? Let us know! Send us your photos and you could end up on air and News12.com!

    It's a celebration! Is your or a loved one's birthday coming up? Let us know! Send us your photos and you could end up on air and News12.com!

  • Guide: Connecticut Public Golf Courses

    Guide: Connecticut Public Golf Courses

    As the weather warms up, it's time to get your golf bag out and tee off once again! All across the state, Connecticut offers a wide variety of public courses to practice your game at. Check out the list below for the links in your area.

    As the weather warms up, it's time to get your golf bag out and tee off once again! All across the state, Connecticut offers a wide variety of public courses to practice your game at. Check out the list below for the links in your area.

  • Guide: Connecticut Breweries

    Guide: Connecticut Breweries

    Connecticut BreweriesConnecticut Breweries

    Looking to check out brewery this summer? There are many breweries across the state for beer-lovers to visit.

    Looking to check out brewery this summer? There are many breweries across the state for beer-lovers to visit.

sorry to interrupt
your first 20 are free
Access to News 12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Spectrum Networks® and Service ElectricSM customers.
Please enjoy 20 complimentary views of articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.
you have reached your 20 view limit
Access to News 12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Spectrum Networks® and Service ElectricSM customers.
Please login or create an account to continue enjoying News12.
Our sign-up page is undergoing maintenance and is not currently available. However, you will be given direct access to news12.com while we complete our upgrade.
When we are back up and running you will be prompted at that time to complete your sign in. Until then, enjoy the local news, weather, traffic and more that's "as local as local news gets."