Philly cop honored for heroism in duck-boat tragedy
Philadelphia Detective Timothy Brooks sprang into action and started pulling people from the Delaware when a tour boat struck a barge last summer
By Miriam Hill
The Philadelphia Inquirer
The minute he heard that a barge had hit a duck boat last summer, sending passengers overboard, Philadelphia Detective Timothy Brooks ran from his Old City office and started pulling people from the Delaware.
He rescued a woman and her three children.