They have both been with the NYPD for nearly 20 years, but two officers also carry another title: official beekeepers.
Their work is seasonal and they’re always on call to remove swarms around the city, when everyone else runs. NYPD’s official beekeeping team – Darren Mays and Michael Lauriano.
Recently they delved into a rooftop hive at the 104th Precinct, attempting to find the queen somewhere in a group of roughly 20,000 honey bees. Video ABC7NY