Chief Carlos Noriega of the Miami Beach Police Department (MBPD), along with Miami Beach Police Officers were present at the March Board of Governors meeting held at the Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce. The Board invited the MBPD to recognized Officer Grant Reid, Officer Robert Chenoweth and Sergeant Steve Feldman for their distinguished service in a daring rescue.
The three police officers ran into a burning house on the morning of February 25th to save an elderly man. Officer Chenoweth was first on the scene and ran into the burning home on the 2300 block of Prairie Avenue on Miami Beach. He helped 85-year-old Walter Gayman out of the house of flames. Officer Grant Reid and Sergeant Steve Feldman rushed into the home as they heard Officer Chenoweth.
The Board of Governors recognized these local heros with a Certificate of Excellence The Officers were given a standing ovation and thanked for their incredible service.