Police Seach Helmet

Police Seach Helmet

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Red plastic, search helmet with a large light attached to the front of the helmet with nylon webbing. There is a black battery case attached to the back of the helmet. A reflective sticker is affixed to the sides of the helmet and reads New Yorks State Police. The light illuminates by screwing in the lens ring. This was used during the search and recovery work at the World Trade Center by New York State Police K-9 officer, Richard M. Scranton.
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Object Name
Search Helmet w/ Lamp
PMI Helmet with Petzl Light
United States: New York, Manhattan, World Trade Center
overall: 18 cm x 37 cm x 22 cm; 7 1/16 in x 14 9/16 in x 8 11/16 in
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New York State Police K-9 Unit
September 11 Terrorist Attacks
Attack on the World Trade Center
September 11th Attacks
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Political and Military History: Armed Forces History, 9/11
September 11
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National Museum of American History
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