Two of SMPD’s officers Lt. Larry Corbin and Lt. John Barzola were part of the SMPD Response Team providing support to NYPD following the tragic events of that fateful September. Pictured above are (L-R): Lt. Larry Corbin, Lt. John Barzola, Fire Rescue Station 14 Chief Patrick Rowan, South Miami City Manager Stephen J. Alexander, Acting SMPD Police Chief, Major René Landa, and Fire Rescue Lt Ralph Fernandez.
Later that evening, SMPD’s Corbin and Barzola were recognized at the Miami Marlins baseball game and presented with signed honorary game baseballs. Sgt. Henry Guzman entertained the crowds and a national viewing audience with his singing of “God Bless America.”