The Daily Gazette
The Locally Owned Voice of the Capital Region
Advertisement
Promotions

Schenectady police officers recognized for bravery, service

Schenectady Police Detective John Madden, center, is the recipient of this year's Chief's Special Citation Award being read by Police Chief Brian Kilcullen, left, in the GE Theatre at Proctors Wednesday, May 15, 2013. Assistant Chief Patrick Leguire listens in at right.
Photographer: Peter R. Barber
Schenectady Police Detective John Madden, center, is the recipient of this year's Chief's Special Citation Award being read by Police Chief Brian Kilcullen, left, in the GE Theatre at Proctors Wednesday, May 15, 2013. Assistant Chief Patrick Leguire listens in at right.
  • FACEBOOK
  • TWITTER
  • GOOGLE+
  • LINKEDIN
  • PRINT
  • E-MAIL
Text Size: A | A

What started as a call for a domestic disturbance on State Street quickly transformed into a life-or-death situation for Ryan Maloney and Matthew Hoy in February 2012. The two veteran Schenectady police officers were responding to the dispute when they found a fire had been deliberately set inside a second-floor apartment. Even worse, they realized many of the residents in the three-story building were home as the flames began to rapidly spread. Maloney and Hoy ...


You Must Log-In or Subscribe to Continue Subscription Offer Individual stories can be found and purchased from our Archives for $2.00

Advertisement

comments

wmarincic
May 16, 2013
6:54 a.m.

[ Flag Post ]

I'm also with Daily on this one, the dispatchers are behind the scenes directing these officers in life and death situations. Congrats to these men and women in the SPD that risk their lives for others every single day.

Scacman6562
May 16, 2013
11:11 a.m.

[ Flag Post ]

I'd be interested to see how much different this story would have been had Kathleen Moore wrote it? Anyway, hats off to these guys, who risk their lives for us every single day.

kjbartling
May 16, 2013
6:54 p.m.

[ Flag Post ]

I am so proud of these officers. Having lived in the city for 25 years, I have recently moved to Texas, but continue to follow all of the news. Good job officers!

Advertisement