On Patrol

Didion, Ken
June 2006
New York State Conservationist;Jun2006, Vol. 60 Issue 6, p28
The article relates some of the personal accounts of Environmental Conservation Officers (ECO) while on duty. Environmental Conservation Officers are police officers sworn to uphold the laws of New York State with an emphasis on the Environmental Conservation Law. ECO Anthony Panipinto has arrested a man who captured a walleye along Scriba Creek hatchery property. ECO Brett Armstrong, and K9 Nitro responded to a complaint of two individuals shooting at a turkey from a vehicle. ECO Matt Blaising assisted the Suffolk County Police Department's Highway Patrol with an oil spill at the Exit 52 rest area of the Long Island Expressway.


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