Mock Rescue near Tampa Convention Center

Courtesy: Tampa Police. See video on Tampa Police’s  Twitter

The Tampa Police, Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office and law enforcement agencies successfully rescued passengers on a Starship Cruise near the Tampa Convention Center Wednesday afternoon. While the action looked real,  the operation was a mock rescue in 96 degree heat and humidity.  Tampa Police tweeted video of officers rappelling down from a helicopter above the cruise ship. The public was invited to watch it all from the Tampa Convention Center from Noon to 2 p.m. today.  —Carol Lim

 

 

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